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Gender: Female Meaning of Dominica: "belonging to the Lord" Origin of Dominica: Italian, feminine variation of Dominic

The name Dominica is a girl's name of Spanish, Italian origin meaning "belonging to the Lord". Dominica and is often added to lists like Cool Girls' Names—Rare, Unique and Unusual and discussed in our forums with posts like "Elimination Game".

From the experts:

Fashionably Continental and much fresher than Dominique, though it's been used since the Middle Ages. Dominica can be spelled any number of ways, from Dominika to Domenica, but we prefer this version.

Hipper cousin Domino was a Bond Girl, a character played by Keira Knightley, and the name chosen for her daughter by British designer India Hicks. Dominy is an interesting unisex spin.

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Famous People Named Dominica

Pop Culture References for the name Dominica

Dominican Republic, nation in the Caribbean
Dominica, island nation in the Caribbean

Domenika, Domineka, Domineca, Domynika, Dominika, Domynicka, Domini, Domenica, Domynica, Dominicka


kmdharrington Says:


I don't see why Minnie wouldn't work as a nickname.

mill1020 Says:


Like it. Wonder if this would work with the nickname "Minnie".

thedarkfirefly Says:


I prefer this version of the feminine variation, and Dominica really gives out a ray of strength!

peacebird10 Says:


I'm starting to really like this name! Uncommon but not confusing, and a nice history of use to boot.