D names, Female, Male, Proto-Indo-European, Unisex, Virtues/Attributes


Dominique is a French unisex name, the French form of Dominic which comes from Late Latin Dominicus meaning “of the Lord” via Latin dominus (master, lord, ruler) derived from PIE *demh₂- (to tame, domesticate). Dominque is also a French surname originating from the given name.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European


Male forms:

  • Dominic (English)
  • Domenic (English)
  • Dominick (English)
  • Dominicus (Late Latin, Dutch)
  • Dominik (German, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Polish, Hungarian, Croatian)
  • 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)
  • Domenica (Italian)
  • Domnika (Macedonian)
  • Dominga (Spanish)



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