The surname Dominik was first found in East Prussia, where the name Dominig came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as numerous branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some of which were located in other countries. Through the acquisition of these estates as well as their important contributions to society, the family successfully elevated their social status.
Important Dates for the Dominik family
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Dominik Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Dominig, Dominis, Domigles, Domingo, Domingon, Dominguez, Dominicus and many more.
Early Notables of the Dominik family (pre 1700)
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Dominik migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Dominik Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Alois Dominik, who arrived in New York, NY in 1882
Erik Dominik, who arrived in New York, NY in 1882
Dominik Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Peter Dominik, who settled in New York, NY in 1896-1900
Contemporary Notables of the name Dominik (post 1700)
Dominik Castell (b. 1965), Austrian film and theater actor and director
Dominik Etlinger, Croatian bronze medalist wrestler at the 2015 European Games
Dominik Zimmerle, American visual effects specialist, known for his work on The Avengers (2012), Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) and Iron Man 3 (2013)
Dominik Burkhalter (b. 1975), Swiss bandleader, composer and drummer
Dominik Patrick Werling (b. 1982), German footballer
Dominik Graf (b. 1952), German film director from Munich, Bavaria