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Dominic 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.
Dominic has 16 variant forms: Demenico, Demingo, Dom, Domenic, Domenico, Domenique, Domingo, Domini, Dominick, Dominico, Dominie, Dominik, Dominique, Domino, Dominy and Nick.
Popularity of Dominic
Dominic is a very popular first name for men (#374 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#27776 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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