a masculine name: dim. Dom; var. Dominick
Origin of DominicMedieval Latin Dominicus, literally , of the Lord: see dominical
(1170-1221); Sp. priest: founder of the Dominican order: his day is Aug. 8
Spanish-born priest who preached against the Albigensian heresy and founded the Dominican order of friars (1216).
- A male given name, best known for the Spanish saint who founded the Dominican order.
From Late Latin Dominicus, derived from dominus (“lord”).