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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dominie

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Dom"i*nie
  1. A schoolmaster; a pedagogue.(Scot)"This was Abel Sampson, commonly called, from occupation as a pedagogue, Dominie Sampson." [Sir W. Scott.]
  2. A clergyman. See Domine, 1.(Scot. & Colloq. U. S)

Etymology: L. dominus master. See Don Dame

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  1. A clergyman; especially a settled minister or parson

Alteration of domine, with spelling changed to reflect pronunciation.

  1. (now chiefly Scotland) A schoolmaster, teacher.
  2. (US) A pastor of the Dutch Reformed Church.

dominie was also found in the following language(s): Scots

Notable Persons Named Dominie


Dominie Pittman is a football player for the BC Lions, Pittsburgh Power, Los Angeles Kiss, New Orleans VooDoo, and Tampa Bay Storm. Dominie was born on October 13th, 1986 in Pensacola, Florida.


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Popularity of Dominie as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dominie U.S.
  White 95.56% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dominie

People with the last name Dominie are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Dominie

  • How Popular is the name Dominie? Dominie is the 31,505th most popular name of all time. As a last name Dominie was the 100,302nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dominie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 143 babies born with the first name Dominie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dominie to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dominie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1962 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dominie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dominie is Friday, December 26th, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Dominie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dominie was in 1982 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Dominie: Your name in reverse order is Einimod. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nodieim. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dominie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 180 people with the last name Dominie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dominie? Dominie is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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