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Dominick Surname Meaning

English and German: from a vernacular form of the Late Latin personal name Dominicus from Latin dominicus ‘of the Lord’ an adjectival derivative of dominus ‘lord master’. This was borne by a Spanish saint (1170–1221) who founded the Dominican order of friars and whose fame added greatly to the popularity of the name (Domingo in Spanish) already established because of its symbolic value. In medieval England it may have been used as a personal name for a child born on a Sunday though as an English surname it is comparatively rare. In North America the English form of the surname has absorbed cognates from other languages especially Italian Domenico (see also 2 below). See also Domingo compare Dominic . Americanized form of German Polish Czech Slovak Slovenian and Croatian Dominik and of Croatian Dominić (see Dominic ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Dominiak, Domenick, Dominik, Domingo, Dominski, Domenico, Domina

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You can see how Dominick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dominick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dominick families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 13 Dominick families living in British Columbia. This was about 33% of all the recorded Dominick's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Dominick families in 1911.
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What did your Dominick ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Dominick. 42% of Dominick men worked as a Labourer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Miner
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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Dominick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dominick in 1948 was 34, and 78 in 2004.

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