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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 Domini c. The personal name Dominic is derived from the Latin "Dominicus," literally meaning "belonging to the Lord."

Dominique Early Origins



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.

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Dominique Spelling Variations


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Dominique Spelling Variations



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

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Dominique Early History


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Dominique Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dominique research. Another 165 words (12 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.

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Dominique Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dominique Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 49 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dominique Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Dominique Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Antoine Dominique, aged 28, arrived in Louisiana in 1720
  • Louis Dominique, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1793

Dominique Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Pigue Dominique, who landed in Mobile, Ala in 1848
  • L Dominique, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851

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Contemporary Notables of the name Dominique (post 1700)


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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

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
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    The Dominique Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dominique Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 19 August 2014 at 08:08.

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