What does Dominic mean?
Dominic [do-min-ic] as a boys' 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.
Dominic has 1 feminine form: Dominique.Kreatif forms:
(male) Daminic, Deminic, ..
(female) Dominde, Dominia, ..
How popular is Dominic?
Dominic is a very prominent first name for men (#374 out of 1220, Top 31%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#23326 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Dominic for boys. Dominic reached its top rank of #68 in the U.S. in 2013, and is presently at #69. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Dominick (#310 via latest list), Dominik (#616), Dominique (#946), Nick (#1182), Domenic (#1410), Domingo, Domini and Domenico are the popular varying forms of Dominic (#69 via latest list) ranked in the Top 2000. These relations of Dominic were at the apex of their popularity in the year 2013 (usage of 0.5%) and have remained as common to this day (usage 0.4%, ▼6%), but with versions such as Dominique going out of style. Dominic and Dominik are two of the more chic boy names in this list.