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Dominic Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Dominic is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Dominic is "of the lord, belonging to G-d".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 69 in baby name popularity for boys with 6205 occurrences.  It ranked 8105 in popular baby names for girls with 14 occurrences. 

View the Dominic Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Dominic has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Dominic to other names.


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Related Names

Variants of the name Dominic include Domenic.

The names Domen, Domenico, Domingo, Domingos, Dominica, Dominick, Dominik, Domonkos, Txomin are all forms of Dominic.

Dominic has the diminutive (nickname) Dom.

Other Tidbits

Some famous bearers of this name include: Dominic Purcell, Dominic Hasek.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Dominic in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Dominic.

Just for fun, see the name Dominic in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Dominic in Nautical Flags page.

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Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

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