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The noble French surname Dominis 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 Dominis," the French form of Domini c. The personal name Dominic is derived from the Latin "Dominicus," literally meaning "belonging to the Lord."

Dominis Early Origins



The surname Dominis 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 Dominis, to Britain in the 12th and 13th centuries.

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Dominis Spelling Variations


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Dominis Spelling Variations



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

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Dominis Early History


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Dominis Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dominis research. Another 165 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1576, 1170, 1221 and 1216 are included under the topic Early Dominis History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dominis Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dominis Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 49 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dominis 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 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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    2. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    3. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    6. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    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. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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    The Dominis Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dominis 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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