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Gender Male
Word/name Latin (Dominicus)
Meaning Of Our Lords
Other names
Related names Dominicus, Domingo, Dominick, Dominique, Dominik
A common Roman Catholic name given to a male child born on a Sunday

Dominic is a name common among Roman Catholics and other Latin-Romans as a boys name. Originally from the late Roman-Italic name "Dominicus" its translation means, "Lordly", "Belonging to God" or "of the Master". Variations include: Dominicus, Dominik, Dominick, Domenic, Domenico (Italian rendition), Domanic, Domonic, Domingo, Domingos, Dominggus; the feminine forms Dominika, Dominica, Domenica, Dominga, Domingas; and the French unisex form Dominique. Dominic name mean live and care Saint Dominic founded a well-known order of monks. The name, meaning Lord, is sometimes used to reference Sunday (the Lord's day). The feminine variation of Dominique (French) is used as a unisex name.[1]


Other religious people









  • Dominic Behan (born 1928), Irish songwriter
  • Dominic Cifarelli (born 1979), guitarist for The Chronicles of Israfel (formerly of Pulse Ultra)
  • Dominick Costa (1925–1983), American pop music arranger and record producer
  • Domenico Crivelli (1793/1796-1856), English opera singer and singing teacher
  • Dominic Frontiere (born 1931), American composer, arranger, and jazz accordionist
  • Dominic Howard (born 1977), drummer for Muse
  • Dominic Masters, lead singer of The Others (band)
  • Dominic Miller (born 1960), Argentinian-born English guitarist
  • Domenico Modugno (1928–1994), Grammy Award-winning Italian singer and songwriter
  • Domenico Monardo (1939), American record producer and musician, best known for disco version of Star Wars theme
  • Domenico Reina (1796–1843), Swiss bel canto tenor
  • Dominic Salole (born 1974), Somali-Canadian musician professionally known as Mocky
  • Dominick DiCara (born 1960), American Singer, Guitarist, Composer


Cinema and television

  • Andrew Dominik, Australian film-maker best known for The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
  • Don Ameche (Dominic Felix Amici, 1908–1993), Academy Award-winning American actor
  • Dominic Coleman, British actor
  • Dominic Cooper, British-born actor who has appeared in The History Boys and The Duchess
  • Dom DeLuise (Dominick DeLuise, 1933–2009), American actor, comedian, film director, television producer, chef, and author
  • Dominik Diamond, Scottish broadcaster, writer, radio presenter and former host of GamesMaster
  • Dominique Horwitz (born 1957), German actor
  • Dominik Moll, French director and screenwriter
  • Dominic Monaghan, English actor best known as Charlie of Lost and Merry from the Lord of the Rings film trilogy
  • Dominic Purcell, British-born Australian actor who now lives in the United States
  • Dominic Sena, American film director
  • Dominic West, English actor who has appeared in Chicago, The Wire and 300
  • Dominic Wood, is an English entertainer, magician and presenter of radio and television, best known as one half of the double act Dick and Dom
  • Dominic Zamprogna, Canadian-born actor known for his role on the American soap opera General Hospital.





See also


  1. ^ Meaning of the Name Dominic
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