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What does Domino mean?

Domino Pronunciation of Domino [domi-no] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Domino) is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Domino is "lord, master". The rectangular game pieces marked with dots. They are called dominoes because the loser of each game called out "Domino" to the winner.

Related boy name: Dominic.

Associated with: winner (champion).


Creative forms:
(male) Dumino, ..

(female) Domian, Domidi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Domino Viraj (D.V.), ..

How popular is Domino?

Domino is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#13372 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. Dominic (#68 in recent rankings) is the only popular alternative form of Domino (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. This relation of Domino was popular as a birth name 2 years ago (usage of 0.3%) and has remained as common to this day (usage 0.3%, 8.6%). (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Domino is alike in pronunciation to Damiano, Domini, Dominie and Dominy. Other suggested similar names are Adrino (see Adrian), Aluino, Andino, Antino, Armino, Arsino, Carmino, Chino, D'Amico, Dacio, Daine, Daman, Damaro, Damen, Damero, Damian, Damianos, Damien, Damion, Damon, Damone, Damont, Danilo, Danno, Davin, Delano, Delfino, Demingo, Demond, Derito, Devin, Devine, Devinn, Dino, Dionio, Doan, Doane, Dolan, Domenic, Domenico, Domingo, Dominico, Dominik, Don, Donato, Donne, Doran, Dorian, Dorien, Doron, Dowan, Dumont, Dwain, Eduino (see Edwin), Ermano, Ermino, Flamino, Fortino, Gavino, Jino, Lino, Marino, Meino, Morino, Orsino, Pino, Romano, Rufino, Savino, Tino and Yamino. These names tend to be more frequently used than Domino.

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