Dominic - boys name

Dominic name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 98%

Dominic name meaning:

The name Dominic is of Latin origin and it has a rich history and meaning. It is derived from the Latin name "Dominicus," which means "belonging to the Lord" or "of the Lord." The name Dominic is associated with Saint Dominic, a Spanish priest who founded the Dominican Order in the 13th century. The name became popular due to the influence and reputation of this saint.

People named Dominic are often regarded as charismatic leaders with a strong sense of justice and a deep faith in their beliefs. They are known for their ability to inspire and influence others with their commanding presence and natural intelligence. Dominics are often seen as determined, enthusiastic, and ambitious individuals who strive for success and are not afraid to take charge. They have a natural inclination towards helping others and making a positive impact in the world.

Overall, the name Dominic carries a sense of authority, spiritual devotion, and a desire for making a difference. It symbolizes strength of character, leadership qualities, and a deep-rooted belief in the divine. The name Dominic is a timeless choice for parents who want to bestow their child with a name that represents these admirable qualities.

Origin: Latin

Form of Dominick. Belonging to God.


Saints names

Related names

Dominick , Dom , Dome, Domek, Domenic , Domenico , Domicio, Domingo, Domingos, Dominic , Dominik , Dominy, Domo, Domokos, Nic, Nick , Nik

Other boys names beginning with D


Overall UK ranking: 114 out of 4789

504 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (199)

Historical popularity of Dominic

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