Name: Dominic

Origin and Meaning of the Name Dominic

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    (DOM in ik)
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    English speaking countries
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    St Dominic was the founder of the Dominican religious order. Santo Domingo (St Dominic) is the capital of the Dominican Republic. dominic is a name traditionally given to children born on Sunday in reference to its "holiness".

    Operation Dominic was the name of a series of American nuclear bomb tests in the 1950s and 60s.

    Dominic Monaghan is an English actor.

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