The surname Dominy was first found in Surrey where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century. Dominie is a Scottish term for a churchman or schoolmaster.
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Mr. Aaron Dominy, (b. 1815), aged 31, English convict who was convicted in Somerset, England for life for burglary, transported aboard the "China" on 61st January 1846, arriving in Norfolk Island, Australia, he died in 1846