Meaning and name origin
Dominic \d(o)-mi-nic\ as a boy's name is pronounced DAH-ma-nik. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Dominic is "lord". Saint Dominic was the founder of an important monastic order. Appropriate for a child born on Sunday, "the Lord's day".. The French spelling of Dominique is also used for girls. Opera celebrity Placido Domingo; basketball player Dominique Wilkins; hockey player Dominik Hasek.
There is 1 feminine form of Dominic: Dominique.
Dominic is a very popular first name for males (#374 out of 1220, Top 31%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#27776 out of 88799, Top 31%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Dominic for boys. Dominic reached its highest rank of #68 in the U.S. in 2013. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Dominic and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Dominic (#69), Dominick (#310), Dominik (#616), Dominique (#946), Nick, Domenic, Domingo, Domini and Domenico. (2014 statistics).