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Domine Name Meaning

French (Dominé): nickname for a church cantor, from Latin Domine (vocative of Dominus, ‘Lord’). In Canada, the name comports the secondary surname St. Sauveur ‘Holy Savior’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Domino, Romine, Dominey, Domin, Domina, Domingo, Soine, Devine

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Where is the Domine family from?

You can see how Domine families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Domine family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Domine families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 12 Domine families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 44% of all the recorded Domine's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Domine families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Domine surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Domine ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Domine. 30% of Domine men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Domine women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Domine were Mechanic and Housework. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    30%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • Mechanic
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    34%
  • Seamstress
    23%
  • Maid
    23%
  • Housework
    23%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Domine. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Domine census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 470 immigration records available for the last name Domine. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 256 military records available for the last name Domine. For the veterans among your Domine ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Domine lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Domine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Domine in 1959 was 43, and 73 in 2004.

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