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Dominic Meaning and Origin

Dominic is a boy’s name of Latin origin meaning “belonging to the lord.” It is derived from the Latin name “Dominicus,” which means “belonging to the Lord” or “of the Lord.” The most notable figure associated with the name Dominic is Saint Dominic of Guzmán, a Spanish priest and founder of the Dominican Order. He lived during the 12th and 13th centuries and played a significant role in combating heresy, particularly the Albigensian heresy. Saint Dominic’s Order, also known as the Dominicans, is a prominent Catholic religious order. Some variations of the name Dominic include Dominick, Dominik, Dominique, and Domenico. 

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