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ˈdɒm ə nɪkdo·minic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Dominic, Saint Dominic, St. Dominic, Domingo de Guzmannoun

    (Roman Catholic Church) Spanish priest who founded an order whose members became known as Dominicans or Black Friars (circa 1170-1221)


  1. Dominicnoun

    A male given name from Latin, best known for the Spanish saint who founded the Dominican order.

  2. Etymology: From Late Latin Dominicus, derived from Dominus ("Lord").


  1. Dominic

    Dominic, Dominik or Dominick is a male given name common among Roman Catholics and other Latin-Romans. Originally from the late Roman-Italic name "Dominicus", its translation means "Lordly", "Belonging to God" or "of the Master". The most prominent Roman Catholic with the name, Saint Dominic, founded the Order of Preachers, also known as Dominican friars. Saint Dominic himself was named after Saint Dominic of Silos. Variations include Dominicus (Latin rendition), Domenic, Domenico (Italian), Domanic, Dominiq, Domonic, Domènec (Catalan), Domingo (Spanish), Dominykas (Lithuanian), Domingos (Portuguese), Dominggus and Damhnaic (Irish). Feminine forms include Dominica, Dominika, Domenica, Dominga, Domingas, as well as the unisex Dominique, of French origin.


  1. dominic

    Dominic is primarily used as a male name which originates from Latin "Dominicus", meaning "of the Lord" or "belonging to God". It is a popular name in various cultures, particularly in Western countries. In addition to being a first name, Dominic can also refer to: 1. Saint Dominic: a Spanish priest who founded the Dominican Order in the Roman Catholic Church in the 13th century. 2. Various other saints, bishops, and religious figures. 3. Dominic system: a mnemonic system used to aid memory. 4. Multiple geographical locations, educational institutions, and cultural establishments named after individuals or saints named Dominic. Please note that its use and connotations can depend heavily on specific cultural and social contexts.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Dominic is ranked #21774 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Dominic surname appeared 1,194 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Dominic.

    63.2% or 755 total occurrences were White.
    13.9% or 166 total occurrences were Black.
    11.3% or 135 total occurrences were Asian.
    7.2% or 86 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.6% or 31 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.7% or 21 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dominic in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dominic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of dominic in a Sentence

  1. Rafa Nadal:

    I think I played a great match — the best of the tournament, i played very aggressive, I knew I couldn't give Dominic time to hit the ball and I didn't.

  2. Stefanos Tsitsipas:

    It's like a dream come true to be part of this incredible team, with Roger and Rafa (Nadal), who I've looked up to since I was a little kid, along with Dominic (Thiem), Sascha (Alexander Zverev) and Fabio (Fognini), in tennis we are always out on the court alone, it's such an individual sport. It's going to be a new experience for me to play on a team, especially this team of unbelievable champions.

  3. Rusty Monhollon:

    The outpouring of love and support they’ve received – from family, classmates, friends and total strangers – is inspiring and a source of strength and comfort. It allows for both Danny and Amanda to be with Parker during her treatment, it also helps big sister Rivers and little brother Dominic have some semblance of normalcy while their parents and sister are away.

  4. Daniel Bekele:

    The transfer of Dominic Ongwen to the ICC is a major step for those affected by the LRA's long history of crimes, all eyes will now be on the ICC to deliver fair, meaningful justice that will resonate with the LRA's victims.

  5. Rich Murphy:

    They can reconnect to their community in a capacity where it feels like they’re contributing, and that’s huge, when you give someone food and get to watch their eyes light up and you grew that. It’s a similar feeling to, ‘ you honored our country, thank you for your service. ’ Rich Murphy, at left, with a range of past and current participants in the Veterans to Farmers program at Rich Murphy home in Fort Collins, Colorado. ( Christopher Carbone/Fox News) Muranyi recently started working at Hazel Dell Mushrooms Farm in Fort Collins. Marine Corps veteran Dominic Muranyi helps out at the farmer’s market and spends three days per week assisting with growing and harvesting shitake, lion’s mane and other mushrooms.

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