Gender Mostly Male, Some Female
Word/Name Latin
Meaning Lord
Other names
Related names Domingo, Dominick, Dominique

Dominic is a male name. Translated from Latin it means "Of Our Lord" or "Belonging to God". Variations include: Dominik, Dominick, Domenic, Domenico, Domanic, Domonic, Domingos and the unisex but usually feminine Dominique ('Dominique' is a Francophone unisex name widely used for men in France and its colonies).

Saint Dominic founded a well-known order of monks. The name, meaning Lord, is sometimes used to reference Sunday (the Lord's day). The feminine variation of Dominique (French) is used for as a unisex name.[1]

The name may refer to:



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Cinema and television

  • Andrew Dominik (born 1967), Australian film-maker best known for The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
  • Dominic "Don" Ameche, Academy Award winning American actor
  • Dominic Coleman, British actor
  • Dominic Cooper (born 1978), British-born actor who has appeared in The History Boys and The Duchess
  • Dominic Monaghan (born 1976), English actor best known as Charlie of Lost and Merry from the Lord of the Rings film trilogy
  • Dominik Moll, French director and screenwriter
  • Dominic Purcell (born 1970), British-born Australian actor who now lives in the United States
  • Dominic Sena (born 1949), American film director
  • Dominic West (born 1969), English actor who has appeared in Chicago and 300
  • Dominik Diamond, Scottish broadcaster, writer, radio presenter and former host of GamesMaster
  • Dominic Zamprogna, Canadian-born actor known for his role on the American soap opera General Hospital.





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