Dominique

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dominique

"Dominique" is a name of French origin, and it means "Of God". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Dominique
an American breed of chicken having barred gray plumage raised for meat and brown eggs.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. American breed of chicken having barred grey plumage raised for meat and brown eggs
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  1. An American breed of chicken with a rose comb and a heavy plumage of irregularly striped black-and-white feathers.

Dominique was also found in the following language(s): French

Notable Persons Named Dominique

Dominique Cerutti is a chairman and ceo of the altran group. Dominique was born Dominique Cerutti on January 3rd, 1961.

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Dominique Dunne was an actress. She was most prominent from 1979 to 1982. Dominique was given the name Dominique Ellen Dunne by her parent Dominick Dunne on November 23rd, 1959 in Santa Monica, California, U.S. She left this life on November 4th, 1982.

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Dominique Swain is an actor and actress. She has been prominent since 1993. Dominique was born Dominique Swain on August 12th, 1980 in Malibu, California.

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Dominique Wilkins is a basketball player for the Panathinaikos, Fortitudo Bologna, Atlanta Hawks, Los Angeles Clippers, Boston Celtics, San Antonio Spurs, and Orlando Magic. He was most active from 1982 to 1999. Dominique was born on January 12th, 1960 in Paris, France.

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Dominique Strauss-Kahn is a Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Managing Director of theInternational Monetary Fund, Minister of Finance of France, Minister of the Economy, Finances, and Industry (France). Dominique was given the name Dominique Gaston André Strauss-Kahn on April 25th, 1949 in Neuilly-sur-Seine.

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Dominique Moceanu is a gymnast. Dominique was born on September 30th, 1981 in Hollywood, Florida, U.S.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Dominique

Ronald was born on January 9th, 1964 in Louisiana.

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Jean Dominique was an artist in the fields of journalism and agronomy. Jean was given the name Jean Leopold Dominique on July 30th, 1930 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. He died on April 3rd, 2000.

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Miss Dominique is a pop music, rhythm, blues, and gospel music singer-songwriter. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1998 to 1998. Miss was given the name Dominique Michalon on September 7th, 1978 in Sarcelles. Miss is also known as Miss Dominique.

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Don Albert was a jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and trumpet. He plays Trumpet. Don was given the name Albert Anité Dominique on August 5th, 1908 in New Orleans. He passed away on March 4th, 1980.

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Andy Dominique is a baseball. Andy was born on October 30th, 1975 in Tarzana, Los Angeles.

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Monica was born on July 20th, 1940.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1912 5 0 5
1920 6 0 6
1949 5 5 0
1950 15 8 7
1951 12 12 0
1952 21 16 5
1953 14 9 5
1954 23 23 0
1955 28 22 6
1956 26 26 0
1957 18 11 7
1958 55 43 12
1959 36 36 0
1960 43 38 5
1961 49 40 9
1962 59 48 11
1963 89 76 13
1964 133 114 19
1965 116 97 19
1966 139 116 23
1967 168 145 23
1968 168 137 31
1969 176 132 44
1970 199 156 43
1971 204 158 46
1972 225 167 58
1973 279 206 73
1974 297 212 85
1975 283 193 90
1976 382 283 99
1977 415 293 122
1978 395 294 101
1979 449 327 122
1980 438 314 124
1981 523 393 130
1982 703 450 253
1983 772 454 318
1984 1,660 1,254 406
1985 3,683 3,299 384 #83 girl name
1986 3,466 2,943 523 #98 girl name
1987 3,128 2,444 684
1988 2,934 1,905 1,029
1989 2,874 1,641 1,233
1990 3,431 1,946 1,485
1991 4,274 2,406 1,868
1992 4,668 2,881 1,787
1993 4,155 2,706 1,449
1994 3,627 2,389 1,238
1995 3,195 2,277 918
1996 3,265 2,547 718
1997 3,321 2,669 652
1998 2,616 2,159 457
1999 2,073 1,664 409
2000 1,685 1,263 422
2001 1,410 1,043 367
2002 1,207 829 378
2003 1,001 673 328
2004 898 587 311
2005 847 543 304
2006 731 456 275
2007 660 385 275
2008 664 376 288
2009 574 278 296
2010 535 288 247
2011 479 208 271
2012 493 214 279
2013 455 200 255
2014 365 144 221
2015 373 136 237
2016 367 156 211
2017 342 135 207

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Popularity of Dominique as a first name

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Popularity of Dominique as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dominique U.S.
  White 39.35% 64.26%
  African American 53.11% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.92% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.27% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.92% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.43% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dominique

People with the last name Dominique are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Dominique

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  • How Popular is the name Dominique? Dominique is the 804th most popular name of all time. As a last name Dominique was the 10,822nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dominique have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 72,424 babies born with the first name Dominique in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dominique to occupy the country of Dominica with an estimated population of 71,293 (as of May 14, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dominique? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dominique first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dominique is Wednesday, May 9th, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Dominique born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dominique was in 1985 with a total of 3,299 babies. That's a lot of babies named Dominique!
  • Random Dominique Factoid: According to the 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dominique ranks 92nd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, 186 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1990.
  • Weird things about the name Dominique: Your name in reverse order is Euqinimod. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Qimenioud. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dominique? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,943 people with the last name Dominique.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dominique? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Dominique as their last name.

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  • 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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