Dominique: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Dominique
Origin of the name Dominique:
Bestowed upon both females and males in France, Dominique is from the Latin Dominicus (belonging to a lord), which is derived from dominus (a master, a lord).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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The female version of the name Dominic. They're both great names, but Dominique sounds (and looks) more French.
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I love it! I think its different but in a good way.
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- Meanings and history of the name Dominique: | Edit
French, "Light of god" "of god"
- Famous real-life people named Dominique: | Edit
Dominique Ariane Swain (b. 1980), American actress
Dominique Margaux Dawes (b. 1976), American gymnast
Dominique Helena Moceanu (b. 1981), American gymnast
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Dominique Francon, protagonist in Ayn Rand's novel "The Fountainhead"
Dominique Deveraux, character played by Diahann Carroll on the American TV series "Dynasty"
Dominique Weasley, youngest daughter of William "Bill" Weasley and Fleur Weasley (née Delacour) in J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter" series.