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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 has 15 related variations via Dominic: Demenico, Demingo, Domenic, Domenico, Domenique, Domingo, Domini, Dominick, Dominico, Dominie, Dominik, Dominique, Domino, Dominy and Nick.


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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Domenic, Domenico, Domingo, Dominic, Dominick, Dominik, Dominique, Nick in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Domini, Dominic outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Dan, Den, Deon, Dima, Dion, Doan, Dod, Don, Donn, Dor, Dov, Dow and Tom. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dom.