Dominique History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The noble French surname Dominique is of patronymic origin, that is, it is derived from the first name of the father of the initial bearer. In this instance, the name indicates "son of Dominique," the French form of Dominic. The personal name Dominic is derived from the Latin "Dominicus," literally meaning "belonging to the Lord."

Early Origins of the Dominique family

The surname Dominique was first found in the southern region of Languedoc, where they held lands and estates since the early Middle Ages. Although the name is originally a French surname, there was an early migration of people, including those with the surname Dominique, to Britain in the 12th and 13th centuries.

Early History of the Dominique family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dominique research. Another 83 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1576, 1170, 1221 and 1216 are included under the topic Early Dominique History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Dominique Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Dominic, Dominque, Dominicus, Domine, Dominis and others.

Early Notables of the Dominique family (pre 1700)

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United States Dominique migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Dominique Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Antoine Dominique, aged 28, who arrived in Louisiana in 1720 [1]
  • Louis Dominique, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1793 [1]
Dominique Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Pigue Dominique, who landed in Mobile, Ala in 1848 [1]
  • L Dominique, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Dominique (post 1700) +

  • Pierre Dominique (1891-1973), romance author and respected French journalist
  • Jean Dominique, French poet
  • Ivan Dominique (1928-1973), Belgian actor and comedian
  • Jean-Baptiste Dominique Rusca, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [2]
  • Mansuy Dominique Roget (1760-1832), Baron de Belloguet, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815, one of the first recipients of the Legion of Honor in 1804 [3]
  • Pierre Dominique Prévost, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [4]
  • Louis Dominique Munnier, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [5]
  • Henri Dominique Lallemand, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [6]
  • Jacques Dominique Huin, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [7]
  • Pierre Dominique Garnier, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [8]


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, September 9) Jean-Baptiste Rusca. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  3. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, August 27) Mansuy Roget. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  4. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, August 12) Pierre Prévost. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  5. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, May 6) Louis Munnier. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  6. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, March 27) Henri Lallemand. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  7. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, March 10) Jacques Huin. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  8. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, March 5) Pierre Garnier. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html


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