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 "Of Our Lord", "Lordly", "Belonging to God" or "of the Master". Variations include: Dominicus, Dominik, Dominick, Domenic, Domenico (Italian rendition), Domanic, Domonic, Domingo, Domingos; the feminine forms Dominika, Dominica, Domenica, Dominga, Domingas; and the French unisex form Dominique.

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.[2]


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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
  • Dominic Lucero, Spanish-American actor, best known as "Bumlets" from the movie Newsies
  • 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.





Dom Irrera - Domenick Jack Irrera (born November 18, 1948), originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is a stand-up comedian.