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Popularity
153k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Dominic

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61k Dominick (Latin)
3k Domenica (Italian)
2k Dominica (Latin)

How popular is the baby name Dominic in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1885 6 0 6
1887 5 0 5
1889 5 0 5
1890 7 0 7
1891 6 0 6
1892 10 0 10
1894 6 0 6
1895 10 0 10
1896 14 0 14
1897 14 0 14
1898 9 0 9
1899 9 0 9
1900 14 0 14
1901 13 0 13
1902 24 0 24
1903 21 0 21
1904 25 0 25
1905 29 0 29
1906 32 0 32
1907 33 0 33
1908 49 0 49
1909 55 0 55
1910 53 0 53
1911 121 0 121
1912 217 0 217
1913 258 0 258
1914 362 0 362
1915 469 0 469
1916 530 0 530
1917 505 0 505
1918 557 5 552
1919 536 0 536
1920 536 0 536
1921 552 0 552
1922 534 0 534
1923 588 5 583
1924 486 0 486
1925 545 0 545
1926 469 6 463
1927 414 0 414
1928 379 0 379
1929 396 0 396
1930 383 5 378
1931 373 0 373
1932 320 0 320
1933 277 0 277
1934 242 0 242
1935 288 0 288
1936 265 0 265
1937 259 0 259
1938 234 0 234
1939 247 0 247
1940 233 0 233
1941 256 0 256
1942 302 0 302
1943 268 0 268
1944 237 0 237
1945 234 0 234
1946 297 0 297
1947 283 0 283
1948 312 0 312
1949 312 0 312
1950 303 0 303
1951 336 0 336
1952 296 0 296
1953 352 0 352
1954 356 0 356
1955 386 0 386
1956 391 0 391
1957 436 0 436
1958 430 0 430
1959 437 0 437
1960 441 0 441
1961 446 0 446
1962 431 0 431
1963 501 0 501
1964 597 8 589
1965 499 0 499
1966 472 0 472
1967 546 10 536
1968 551 5 546
1969 611 8 603
1970 645 12 633
1971 592 7 585
1972 591 8 583
1973 643 11 632
1974 656 11 645
1975 689 12 677
1976 773 21 752
1977 1,072 23 1,049
1978 990 25 965
1979 1,061 29 1,032
1980 1,039 20 1,019
1981 1,028 15 1,013
1982 1,070 16 1,054
1983 1,070 13 1,057
1984 1,266 32 1,234
1985 1,394 66 1,328
1986 1,434 69 1,365
1987 1,387 53 1,334
1988 1,437 40 1,397
1989 1,500 29 1,471
1990 1,661 36 1,625
1991 2,009 44 1,965
1992 2,470 30 2,440
1993 2,564 32 2,532
1994 2,802 33 2,769
1995 2,540 34 2,506
1996 2,702 33 2,669
1997 2,956 28 2,928
1998 3,122 24 3,098
1999 3,114 17 3,097
2000 3,260 15 3,245
2001 3,660 26 3,634
2002 4,873 21 4,852 #83 boy name
2003 5,239 23 5,216 #81 boy name
2004 4,906 28 4,878 #91 boy name
2005 5,008 19 4,989 #85 boy name
2006 5,592 22 5,570 #85 boy name
2007 5,430 18 5,412 #85 boy name
2008 4,974 21 4,953 #93 boy name
2009 5,338 15 5,323 #81 boy name
2010 5,307 16 5,291 #74 boy name
2011 5,437 14 5,423 #77 boy name
2012 6,181 7 6,174 #70 boy name
2013 6,322 16 6,306 #68 boy name
2014 6,242 14 6,228 #69 boy name
2015 5,829 18 5,811 #68 boy name

Fun Facts about the name Dominic

  • How many people with the first name Dominic have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 153,218 babies born with the first name Dominic in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dominic to occupy the country of Cura with an estimated population of 149,679 (as of March 26, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dominic? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1885 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Dominic first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dominic is Thursday, April 29th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Dominic born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dominic was in 2013 with a total of 6,306 babies. That's a lot of babies named Dominic!
  • Random Dominic Factoid: According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dominic ranks 90th in popularity as a baby boy's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 15 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 2000.
  • Weird things about the name Dominic: Your name in reverse order is Cinimod. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Onciimd. How do you pronounce that?
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Popularity of Dominic as a first name

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Popularity of Dominic as a last name

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Common last names for Dominic

  • Russo
  • Rossi
  • Romano
  • Esposito
  • Giordano
  • Bruno
  • Greco
  • Marino
  • Damico
  • Leone
  • Gentile
  • Vitale
  • Romeo
  • Demarco
  • Mancuso

Common first names for Dominic

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Dominic" mean? The list below shows the origins of Dominic as well as things modernly associated with the name Dominic such as celebrities named Dominic.

Origin and Meaning of Dominic

The name "Dominic" is of Latin origin, and it means "Belonging to God". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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

From Late Latin Dominicus, derived from dominus (“lord”).

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

Dominic was also found in the following language(s): German

Dominic Purcell

Dominic Purcell is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1991 to present. Dominic was born in 1970 in Wallasey, Cheshire, England.

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Dominic Monaghan

Dominic Monaghan is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1996 to present. Dominic was born in 1976 in Berlin, West Germany.

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Dominic Chianese

Dominic Chianese is an actor, singer, and musician with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1952 to present. Dominic was born in 1931 in The Bronx, New York, U.S.

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Dominic Howard

Dominic Howard is a musician and multi-instrumentalist specializing in alternative rock, new prog, symphonic rock, and space rock music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1994 to present. Dominic was born in 1977 as Dominic James Howard in Stockport, England.

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Dominic Sena

Dominic Sena is a film director and music video director with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1984 to present. Dominic was born in 1949 in Niles, Ohio, U.S.

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Dominic Pace

Dominic Pace is a philosophy. Dominic was born in 1975 in Vittoriosa, Malta.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Dominic

Dominic Cooper
Dominic Sherwood
Dominic West
Dominic Hoffman
Dominic Barbara
Dominic Toretto

Alternative Meanings

Dis for discreet, you can keep a secret.

Ois for objective, always impartial

Mis for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

Iis for immaculate, keeping it tidy

Nis for normal, step outside of the box!

Iis for inspire, others seek your guidance.

Cis for compassion, your finest side.

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