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Origin and Meaning of Dominguez

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  • A user from Finland says the name Dominguez is of Hebrew origin and means "Belonging to the Lord".
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Originally a patronymic. From Domingo (“Dominic”) +‎ -ez (“son of”).

  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Dominguez

Silvio Rodríguez is a nueva trova singer-songwriter. He plays Guitar and Vocals. His most notable accomplishments were from 1967 to present. Silvio was given the name Silvio Rodríguez Domínguez on November 29th, 1946.


Alejandro Domínguez is a soccer player for the Olympiacos F.C., Quilmes Atlético Club, Club Atlético River Plate, FC Rubin Kazan, FC Zenit Saint Petersburg, Valencia CF, Rayo Vallecano, and Argentina national football team. Alejandro was born on June 10th, 1981 in Lanús, Argentina.


Álvaro Domínguez is a soccer player for the Borussia Mönchengladbach, Real Madrid C.F., Atlético Madrid, Atlético Madrid B, Spain national under-19 football team, Spain national under-20 football team, and Spain national under-21 football team. Álvaro was born on May 16th, 1989 in Madrid, Spain. Álvaro is also known as Domínguez and Álvaro.


Ana Lucía Domínguez is an actress, model, actor, and model (people). Ana was given the name Ana Lucía Domínguez Tobón on December 2nd, 1983 in Bogotá.


Wade Dominguez was an actor, model, singer, and dancer. He was most active from 1994 to 1998. Wade was born on May 10th, 1966 in Santa Clara County, California, U.S. He breathed his last breath on August 26th, 1998.


Josefa was given the name María Josefa Cresencia on April 19th, 1773 in Mexico City. Josefa is also known as La Corregidora. She passed away on March 2nd, 1829.


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Popularity of Dominguez as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dominguez U.S.
  White 5.04% 64.26%
  African American 0.38% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.03% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.25% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.21% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 93.09% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dominguez

People with the last name Dominguez are most frequently Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Dominguez

  • How Popular is the name Dominguez? As a last name Dominguez was the 254th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Dominguez first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Dominguez is Sunday, May 12th, 1929.
  • How unique is the name Dominguez? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Dominguez. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Dominguez: Your name in reverse order is Zeugnimod. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dnigeoumz. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dominguez? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 119,304 people with the last name Dominguez.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dominguez? Dominguez was ranked as the 254th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!

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