Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Dominic m. Latin dominicus 'of the Lord'.

The name of St. Dominicus, founder of the Dominican Order, the Order of the Preachers.

The name was originally given to children born on Sunday, dies dominica, but later the name was often given in honor of the saint.

Belgium
Dutch
1597x1598 Dominicus BoonenGes p. 341
Czech Republic
Latin
1349 Dominico (dat) chlumecky 44
England
Early Modern English
1530 Domyngo PP-HenV p. 17; 1586 Dominick DEmar-vol2 p. 12
France
Latin
814 Dominici (gen) StVdM-II H2, Dominico (abl) ibid. F21, Dominicus (nom) ibid. A1; c823 Dominicus (nom) irminon-vol2 6, Gaugiacum; 1065x1079 Dominicus (nom) StVdM-II 663; 1138x62 Dominicus (nom) clairvaux-12thc 69; 1143 Dominicus (nom) ibid. 10; 1147 Dominico (abl) ibid. 18, Dominicus (nom) ibid. 15; 1179 Dominici (gen) ibid. 177, Dominico (abl) ibid. 177, Dominicus (nom) ibid. 176; 1287 Dominicus (nom) GasReg-A p. 74; 1310 Dominicus (nom) ibid. p. 217; 1378 Dominici (gen) hanquetvol1 845, Dominicus (nom) ibid. 2294
Old French
1296 Domien paris1296 p. 18
Middle French
1418 Dominique DdB1418 p. 213, HGParis p. 387; 1438 Dominicque favier 164, Dominique ibid. p. 290; 1529 Domenique HistHdVParis no. 7; 1564 Dominique RegPCC-1 p. 59; 1565 Dominique ibid. p. 176; 1566 Dominique ibid. p. 204; 1567 Dominique ibid. p. 286; 1588 Dominique raymond1588 p. 564
Germany
Latin
1394 Dominici (gen) SMM p. 173
1322 Minigus (nom) SMM p. 158; 1394 Minigo (nom) ibid. p. 172, Minigonis (gen) ibid. p. 171
Hungary
Latin
1317 Dominici (gen) CDH-VIII-II XV; 1351 Dominico (abl) CDH-IX-II I
Ireland
Early Modern English
1525/6 Dominic Fiants-1 11; 1539 Domynyke ibid. 75
Italy
Latin
828 Dominicus (nom) FRA-XXXL 12; 961 dominici (gen) CDC-II CCXII; 1092 Dominici (gen) RCI-Cam1 566; 1100 Dominico (abl) ibid. 627; 1324 Dominicus (nom) DSF p. 47, 3724; 1326 Dominicus (nom) Friuli-14thC no. 428; 1366 Dominichi (gen) Livi 61; 1367 Dominicus (nom) SMM p. 130; 1376 Domiges (gen) DouGen1 p. 223, Dominicho (abl) ibid. p. 75, Dominici (gen) ibid. p. 215, Doniges (gen) ibid. p. 216; 1387 Dominicus (nom) Venditti II-90; 1401 Dominichus (nom) SDHK no. 15739; 1449 Dominico (abl) VitAs2 X; 1450 Dominicus (nom) ibid. IX; 1464 Dominicus (nom) CUP-III-I CCXXXI; 1490 Dominici (gen) VitAs2 IIIIII; 1521 Dominici (gen) ibid. III; 1522x1532 Dominicus (nom) DSF p. 51, 24; 1527 Dominicus (nom) Rome1527 p. 83
1300 Menego (dat) ActDipVeneto-I-1 p. 48; 1326 Menegatius (nom) Friuli-14thC no. 428; 1367 Minigo (nom) SMM p. 130; 1470 Minichello (abl) RCCaetani6 1192, Minichellus (nom) ibid. XXI-62; 1522x1532 Minichellus (nom) DSF p. 51, 23, Minichilli (gen) ibid. p. 57, 28, Minichillus (nom) ibid. p. 52, 28, Minicus (nom) ibid. p. 53, 41
Italian
1401 Domenichi (gen) SDHK no. 15739; 1429–1430 Domenico DiaryLMA p. 260; 1449 Domeneco VitAs2 II; 1513x1521 Domenico LeoX p. 17, Dominico ibid. p. 14, Dom̃co ibid. p. 13
1513x1521 Menico LeoX p. 17, Minicho ibid. p. 14
Portugal
Latin
1121 Dominicus (nom) PHGCRP-I no. 2; 1214 Dominicus (nom) ibid. no. 20; 1256 Dominici (gen) ibid. no. 17, Dominicus (nom) ibid. no. 17; 1269 Dominici (gen) ibid. no. 11, Dominico (dat) ibid. no. 11
Spain
Latin
1276 Dominico (abl) CDGH XLVI, Dominicum (acc) ibid. XLVI, Dominicus (nom) ibid. XLVI, dominici (gen) ibid. XLVI; 1488 Domenech (nom) carbonell-I p. 23, Dominicus (nom) ibid. p. 21; 1489 Dominici (gen) ibid. p. 32; 1490 Domenech (nom) ibid. p. 42
Catalan
1510 Domenech valencia1510 701, Domenego ibid. 697, Domingo ibid. 3194
Old Spanish
1225 Domingo PHGCRP-I no. 15
Spanish
1318 Domingo deMoxo; 1319 Domingo ibid.; 1323 Domingo ibid.; 1326 Domingo ibid.; 1331 Domingo ibid.; 1336 Domingo ibid.; 1495 Domingo montalvo; 1576 Domingo Catalogo-5.2 4013
Ukraine
Latin
1469 Dominicus (nom) AGZ-18 26
Cite as: G. Grim, J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Dominic". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Dominic.