There’s something so cheeky about the name Dominic—and parents must like cheekiness as the name is currently at its peak in popularity. Back in the day Dominic was a name traditionally given to a child born on Sunday, but nowadays, if works for any day of the week. If Dominic is too stuffy for you, just remember it also comes with the friendlier nicknames Dom and Nic.


  • latin: Of the Lord


Alternative Spellings

Syllables: 3

International Variations

Famous Namesakes:

Actor Dominic Monaghan, Actor Dominic Cooper, Actor Dominic West, Basketball player Dominique Wilkins

Celebrity Babies:

Son of Mario Lopez and Courtney Mazza, Son of Stevan Seagal and Kelly LeBrock