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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.

Associated with: saint, monastic.


Dominic has 16 variants: Demenico, Demingo, Dom, Domenic, Domenico, Domenique, Domingo, Domini, Dominick, Dominico, Dominie, Dominik, Dominique, Domino, Dominy and Nick.

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dominic name in U.S.

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

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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dominic, Domenic, Domenico, Domingo, Dominick in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dominik, Dominique, Nick in U.S.

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

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Recommended names are Donnie and Doroni. These names tend to be less frequently used than Dominic.