Origins Available: French, German
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 Dominis," 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 Dominis family
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 Dominis, to Britain in the 12th and 13th centuries.
Early History of the Dominis family
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Dominis Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Dominic, Dominque, Dominicus, Domine, Dominis and others.
Early Notables of the Dominis family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Dominis family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jean Dominique who settled in Quebec in 1665; Marianne Dominique who settled in Louisiana in 1719; Antoine Dominique who settled in Louisiana in 1720.
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