Meaning and Name Origin
Dom \dom\ as a boys' name is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of the name Dom is "lord". Dom is a form of Dominic (Latin): Saint Dominic was the founder of an important monastic order. Rarely used as a baby name.
Dom is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#32121 out of 88799, Top 36%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the boy name Dom and affiliated names. Prominent varying forms of Dom (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000 are Domenic, Domenico, Domingo, Domini, Dominic (#69 a year ago), Dominick (#310), Dominik (#616), Dominique (#946) and Nick. Adoption of these boy names reached its peak during the years 1910-1919 and has become significantly lower since, with the versions Domenic, Domenico, Domingo, Dominique and Nick falling out of style. Dominic (#69), Dominick (#310) and Dominik (#616) are three of the more fashionable baby names in this list. (2014 Birth Statistics)