Tuesday, September 10th, 2013
Dominic means “belonging to the Lord,” and it’s been a top 400 name for over a century. Today it’s #70 on the U.S. charts, and it’s on a steady climb toward the top. The name comes with some great nicknames—Dom or Nick being the most common. It’s been the name of several actors, including 70s comedy staple Dom Deluise and former Hobbit Dominic Monaghan.
What do you think of the name Dominic? Is it one you’d pick for your son?
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