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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.

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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dominic name in U.S.

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

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).

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, Dominik, Nick outside U.S.