Dominic

Dominic - A unique male name



  Sep 24,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Dominic, meaning belonging to the lord, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #303. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Dominic and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Dominic? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Dominic. The baby boy name Dominic was given to 6,140 baby boys in 2012, ranking #70 on the national boy baby name top chart.

Must Try: Find A Perfect Name Based On Your Last Name...

With that position 1 in 267 baby boys were given this name - making this a unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Dominic peaked in popularity 6 years ago in 2012 on position 70.



Famous with this name

Dominic Alummoodan
Dominic Ochoa
Dominic Allburn


How would you rate Dominic, 1-5?

Rating: 4/5 (16 people)


Dominic is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Dominic is currently topping the baby name charts in New Mexico at position #29 - and is the least popular in Alabama at position #197.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Dominic is where you live.


Comment and discuss




Dominic origin and meaning

Dominic is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means belonging to the lord. To see famous people named Dominic, pop culture references for the name Dominic and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Dominic

We've found the following names that sound similar to Dominic, sorted by popularity.

Dennis / Dominick / Dominique / Denis / Domingo / Domenic / Dominik / Domenick / Domenico / Dominque /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201270
201176
201074
200981
200893
200785
200685
200585
200491
200381
200283
2001106
2000118
1999118
1998120
1997128
1996135
1995137
1994128
1993133
1992137
1991163
1990189
1989200
1988196
1987197
1986186
1985191
1984197
1983215
1982225
1981233
1980232
1979222
1978220
1977212
1976268
1975289
1974290
1973292
1972317
1971323
1970314
1969312
1968327
1967331
1966351
1965347
1964329
1963349
1962400
1961377
1960382
1959386
1958371
1957378
1956375
1955374
1954383
1953363
1952414
1951371
1950385
1949378
1948386
1947401
1946379
1945382
1944385
1943362
1942345
1941357
1940360
1939349
1938348
1937334
1936321
1935312
1934348
1933318
1932304
1931286
1930289
1929275
1928284
1927278
1926262
1925242
1924258
1923223
1922247
1921240
1920237
1919225
1918225
1917219
1916210
1915225
1914214
1913231
1912230
1911209
1910303

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Mexico29
Nevada35
Arizona37
Delaware43
California44
New Jersey50
Oregon50
Michigan50
Pennsylvania52
Ohio53
Massachusetts54
Colorado57
Illinois59
Maryland60
Connecticut60
Florida61
Idaho61
Vermont62
Wisconsin65
New Hampshire66
New York66
Iowa67
Nebraska68
Alaska69
Minnesota70
Missouri70
West Virginia70
Maine71
North Dakota72
Rhode Island73
Washington77
Texas78
District of Columbia86
Virginia86
Hawaii91
Indiana92
Utah96
Louisiana100
Kansas102
Oklahoma102
Tennessee112
North Carolina113
Mississippi117
Wyoming123
Montana124
South Dakota129
Georgia137
South Carolina138
Kentucky154
Arkansas195
Alabama197

Even more about Dominic


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Dominic a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Dominic?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

Recommended articles


#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Dominic
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 267
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +6,140

About Us

What's BabyNameScience.com? Our team of researchers have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years. From Mary (#1 in 1910) to Madison (#8 in 2012) - We have collected and organized names from over 290 million births to help you find the perfect name for your baby.

Try our free Smart Name Finder

Rather than random suggestions or alphabetically sorted lists we'll give you smart suggestions based on your input and preferences. Give it a try!

  Try Now