Dominic has been around since medieval times but came to prominence with Saint Dominic, who founded the Dominican order of monks in the 13th century. It was a Roman Catholic tradition to give the name Dominic to a male child born on a Sunday, although now the name is considered quite posh in Britain. Dominic West is a popular actor who has appeared in The Wire and The Affair. Mario Lopez named his son Dominic in 2013 and calls him Nico.
Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
- Dominic HowardDrummer
- Dominic MonaghanActor
- Dominic SandovalDancer
- Dominic WestActor
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