Name Dominic - meaning, origin, popularity 

Dominic name meaning

What does Dominic mean?

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Latin
Usage: English, Finnish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian and Tamil
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Dominic d(o)-mi-nic
Meaning: Lord
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The famous and evergreen unisex name Dominic has origin in Latin, Dominic means "Lord" is used dominantly in English, Norwegian, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Tamil. Dominic is form of Dominicus. Dominicus is form of perpetual, biblical and widely accepted Dominic. Widely Accepted and Perpetual Dominicus has its origin in Latin language, Dominicus means "Lord, Belonging to God and Of the Lord". Dominic is celebrated on August 8th.

How do I pronounce Dominic?

Three syllabled Dominic is pronounced as d(o)-mi-nic.

Variants of Dominic

Dominicus, Dominikus, Chuma, Nickie, Domminick, Chumea

Nicknames for Dominic

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How popular is the name Dominic?

Dominic was a very popular name in United States. Over 168529 babies have been given the moniker in 187 years. At its zenith in 2013, 6314 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 68th position. However after 187 years, the name is on free fall on the charts but still performing better than most of the names. Additionally, the first name has been in the top 100 baby names 17 times Also, a popular name in England and Wales having over 17759 recievers in 23 years of usage. Currently the moniker is on a rise, in 1996, the moniker grabbed the 51st spot and 1519 baby boys were given the name. Additionally, the moniker has been in the top 100 baby names 13 times

Dominic was a common name in Switzerland. Over 1620 babies have been named Dominic since 1998. At its zenith in 1999,. But after 21 years, the name has lost its appeal a bit and is now ranking low. Also, In New South Wales, Dominic was once a common name since emerging in 1987 it has been given to over 2916 babies. When at the peak of its usage in 2005,. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 27 years. Also, In Queensland, Dominic was once a common name since emerging in 1991 it has been given to over 1929 babies. At the peak of its usage in 2006,. However after 28 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts.

Dominic is a unique baby name in Ireland, it has been in use since 1964 and was able to reach the top 100 names. In 1964, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 84 on boy names chart when 48 babies were named Dominic. Over 1406 people have been named Dominic in Ireland. Also, in France, it has been in use since 1952 and was able to reach the top 600 names. In 1958, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 541 on boy names chart when 29 babies were named Dominic. Over 279 people have been named Dominic in France.

Dominic is an uncommon baby name in Belgium still in use today. But Dominic is a popular baby name in Kenya where every 1 in 800 have the name as well as in, Nigeria, England, Ghana, Uganda, Canada, Philippines, Zambia, Sudan, Tanzania, Sierra Leone, Papua New Guinea, Malaysia, South Sudan, Malawi and India. According to our research, at least 410000 people have been bestowed Dominic around the globe.

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Numerological analysis of Dominic

You have a strong attitude but in order to be happy, you have to be open to new things. Having letter D as your cornerstone reveals your realistic attitude toward life. Your friends enjoy your sarcasm and dark sense of humor. Once you put your mind to something, there's no letting go until you get it done. Disloyalty, dishonesty, and betrayal are things that you can't stand because you are an honest and reliable person.

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Famous people named Dominic

  • Dominic Serres, French-born painter strongly associated with the English school of painting
  • Dominic Cadbury, British businessman and member of the Cadbury chocolate manufacturing dynasty
  • Dominic Joyce, FRS His undergraduate and doctoral studies were at Merton College
  • Dominic Colenso, speaker
  • Dominic Savio, Italian adolescent student of Saint John Bosco
  • Dominic Pozzoni, , was born in Italy
  • Dominic Tang, Chinese Jesuit priest
  • Dominic Dromgoole, English theatre director and writer about the theatre
  • Dominic Steele, Australian Anglican minister
  • Dominic Demeritte, track and field sprinter
  • Dominic Loricatus, Dominic Loricatus, O.S.B. Cam
  • Dominic Minghella, British television producer and screenwriter
  • Dominic Chan, Rev
  • Dominic Vallarsi, Italian priest, born in Verona
  • Dominic Johnson, retired St Lucian athlete competing
  • Dominic Green, British writer and musician
  • Dominic Muldowney, (born 19 July 1952{{cite news
  • Dominic Green, British writer of short science fiction
  • Dominic Delaney, former member of the House of Keys and the Legislative Council of the Isle of Man
  • Dominic Campedelli, retired American professional ice hockey defenceman
  • Dominic McVey, British entrepreneur from London
  • Dominic Hewson, English cricketer
  • Dominic Serventy, Perth-based Australian ornithologist
  • Dominic Gould, French and American actor
  • Dominic Clapp, English cricketer
  • Dominic Barberi, Italian theologian and a member of the Passionist Congregation prominent in spreading Catholicism
  • Dominic Rouse, English photographer and visual artist whose career has included photojournalism
  • Dominic Schram, German Benedictine theologian and canonist
  • Dominic of Silos, Spanish monk
  • Dominic Hibberd, English freelance author, academic and broadcaster
  • Dominic Cotton, English journalist and was communications director for charity UK Youth before becoming interim CEO until September 2014
  • Dominic L. Cortese, former California State Assemblyman
  • Dominic Robinson, computer game programmer
  • Dominic Ekandem, Roman Catholic cardinal and was the first West African Catholic Bishop
  • Dominic Cossa, American operatic lyric baritone particularly associated with the Italian and French repertoire
  • Dominic Barker, British children's author
  • Dominic Gravina, Italian Dominican theologian
  • Dominic Chambers, is former English professional cricketer
  • Dominic Hawken, keyboard player and session musician in the 1990s
  • Dominic Kirui, retired Kenyan runner
  • Dominic Peters, English rugby league footballer
  • Saint Dominic, Castilian priest and founder of the Dominican Order
  • Dominic L. Pudwill Gorie, retired United States Navy officer and NASA astronaut
  • Dominic Carmon, American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church
  • Dominic A. Antonelli, retired NASA astronaut
  • Dominic Monaghan, English actor
  • Dominic Keating, English television, film and theatre actor
  • Dominic Grieve, British Conservative politician, barrister
  • Dominic Chianese, American actor, singer, and musician
  • Dominic Agostino, Canadian politician
  • Dominic LeBlanc, Canadian lawyer and politician
  • Dominic Dale, Welsh professional snooker player and occasional snooker commentator and presenter for the BBC
  • Dominic Salvatore Gentile, World War II USAAF pilot

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