D names, Male, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, Virtues/Attributes

Dominic

Dominic is the English form of Late Latin Dominicus meaning “of the Lord” from Latin dominus meaning “master, lord, ruler” derived from Proto-Indo-European *demh₂- (to tame, domesticate). It was traditionally given to a child born on a Sunday. Dominic is also a surname derived from the given name,

Nicknames: Dom, Nic, Nicky/Nickie

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

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Variants:

  • Domenic (English)
  • Dominick (English)
  • Dominicus (Late Latin, Dutch)
  • Dominik (German, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Polish, Hungarian, Croatian)
  • Dominique (French)
  • Domonkos (Hungarian)
  • Domenico (Italian)
  • Dominykas (Lithuanian)
  • Domingos (Portuguese)
  • Domingo (Spanish)
  • Domen (Slovene)
  • Txomin (Basque)

 

Female forms:

  • Dominica (Late Roman, English)
  • Dominika (Slovak, Czech, Polish, Hungarian, Slovene, Russian)
  • Dominique (French)
  • Domenica (Italian)
  • Domnika (Macedonian)
  • Dominga (Spanish)

 

 

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