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Of Latin origin.

From the name Dominicus.

It means “belongs to the Lord”.

In the old times, it was a name given to boys born on Sunday.

Dominic was a common name among Roman Catholics.

The “Dominican order” was named after its founder Spanish Priest Dominic of Caleruega in France.

Other forms of the name are Dom, Domenic, Dominique, Domingo, Domenico, Demingo, Dominick, etc.

Dominique is a unisex form of the name.

Dominic is ranked #68 in Canada and #72 in the United States.

Famous bearers are Dominic West, Dominic Monaghan, Dominic Cooper, Dominic Purcell, Dominic Simper, Dominic Sherwood, Dominic Chianese, Dominic Howard, Dominic Thiem, Dominic Keating.