What does Dominic mean?
Dominic [do-minic] 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.
1 feminine form: Dominique.Creative forms:
(male) Daminic, Deminic, ..
(female) Dominde, Dominia, .. Middle name pairings:
Dominic Roderick (D.R.), ..
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)
Dominic reached its top rank of #68 in the U.S. in 2015. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Dominick (#318 via latest list), Dominik (#645), Dominique (#910), Nick (#1206), Domenic (#1544), Domingo, Domini and Domenico are the popular varying forms of Dominic (#68 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 are almost as common today (usage 0.4%, ▼11%), but with versions such as Dominique going out of style. Dominic and Dominik are two of the more chic boy names in this list.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Donnie▼ and Doroni. These names tend to be less frequently used than Dominic.See names in meaning and etymology.