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What does Dominic mean?

Dominic Pronunciation of Dominic 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


VARIANTS Demenico, Demingo, Dom, Domenic, Domenico, Domenique, Domingo, Domini, Dominick, Dominico, Dominie, Dominik, Dominique, Domino, Dominy, Nick




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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, and is presently at #75. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Dominick (#410 VIA LATEST LIST), Dominik (#793), Dominique (#1058), Nick (#1415), Domenic, Domenico, Domingo and Domini are the popular varying forms of Dominic (#75) 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 somewhat less common today (USAGE 0.3%, 26%), with versions such as Domenic going out of style. Dominic is the most chic boy name 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 sound-alike names are Donnie and Doroni. These names tend to be less frequently used than Dominic.

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