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Dominique is the name of the head of a clan of vampire hunters in Amelia Atwater-Rhodes' novel, SHATTERED MIRROR.
-- websurfer  3/14/2006
Famous bearer is Dominique Sanda, a French actress.
-- Anonymous User  3/26/2006
I have always thought of this as a girl's name.
-- Anonymous User  5/26/2006
I personally do not like this name. I knew a Dominique who I did not like. The name doesn't seem to fit for most people.
-- Anonymous User  7/3/2006
If you read 'Devil's Cub' by Georgette Heyer the lead guy's name is Dominique. He makes the name very masculine and devious.
-- ladyknight  7/25/2006
Dominique Francon is a character in the Fountainhead. Made me love this name.
-- nothingshortoftragic  12/12/2006
US female gymnasts Dominique Dawes and Dominique Moceanu.
-- Missy  1/5/2007
I think it is weird for a boy to have this name (although the only Dominique I've met was a boy), but it's a very pretty name for a girl. It's better than names like Monique and Veronique.
-- dreadfulxsorry  1/24/2007
I think Dominique is a feminine name, it should really only be given to girls. (And I'm not just saying that cause it just happens to be my name. Honest!)
-- Dominique_  3/22/2007
Hmmm. Tell that to the entire French speaking world!
-- gbcallahan  7/4/2009
I agree - this name should be girls only! Boys should stick to Dominic. I think this name flows well, and isn't too common, which is a good thing.
-- Georgia_kh  4/17/2007
Actor Cary Elwes and his wife, photographer Lisa Marie named their daughter Dominique.
-- Jassie  5/9/2007
Dominique Weasley, the second child of Fleur and Bill Weasley in the Harry Potter books. She isn't seen in the books at all, but JK Rowling's recently-released Weasley family tree shows Victoire, Dominique and their brother Louis.
-- DontDissMadison  12/30/2007
It is a very nice name on a male, but absolutely hideous on a female.
-- Anonymous User  4/12/2008
I always thought that this was a girl's name, though I did meet a male Dominique once. I guess it sounds good for either gender, though I find Dominic better for boys.
-- Anonymous User  6/23/2008
This always makes me think of that hot Dominique from 007 Nightfire.
-- sddorme  7/13/2010
The "que" makes it look very feminine, like in Monique or Angelique. I would personally not name a boy with this.
-- Dawson  12/1/2010
Although I've known boys named Dominique, I think this is strictly a feminine name. And I think it is beautiful, except that I cannot get past that horrible ANTM association. I'm glad I don't watch that show anymore, all it does is ruin pretty names.
-- Book_Reader22  4/5/2011
I love this name! It's so unique and pretty. I see this more on a girl than a boy, but it's a very common for both girls and boys in France. An adorable nickname for Dominique is Domi.
-- Anniemao  8/28/2011
I've only met two Dominiques, both guys. Neither were / are in the slightest bit feminine. Love this name for a boy, find it horrid for a girl.
-- Anonymous User  4/27/2012
Dominique Ariane Swain (b. 1980 in Malibu, California) is an American actress.
-- Anonymous User  5/31/2012
Dominique Helena Moceanu (b. 1981 in Los Angeles, California) is an American Olympic-winning gymnast.
-- Anonymous User  5/31/2012
Dominique Margaux Dawes (b. 1976 in Silver Spring, Maryland) is an American Olympic-winning gymnast.
-- Anonymous User  5/31/2012
This name is really dated to the 1950's/1960's for both boys and girls in France. There are currently more males living in France with the name Dominique than females.
-- bonjour_mon_joli  8/25/2013
Dominique "Mo" O'Brien is one of the main characters in all of the "Laundry Files" novels by Charles Stross. She is Scottish, has red hair, and hates being called Dominique, so she goes by Mo. Mo is a philosophy professor and is very smart and strong willed. She marries the books' narrator, Bob Howard.
-- Anonymous User  11/26/2013
I live in an English-speaking country and had no idea that this could be a male name until I came on this site. I have only ever heard it used on females. It's rather charming, but not top on my list.
-- Anonymous User  11/26/2013
Despite the -ique that makes it look like Veronique, I think it's a pretty masculine name. I think it sounds weird on girls, just because the 'Domi' sound is very strong and masculine. Reminds me immediately of 'dominus', 'lord' in Latin.
-- Philidel  2/1/2014
I like this name for boys because it's masculine but very cute. Goes well with a child and most of the adults too. And the stress on the last syllable makes it absolutely more gorgeous than Dominic!
-- Anonymous User  2/1/2014
Dominique Visse (Lisieux, 1958), is a French countertenor and director of the Ensemble Clément Janequin. Recommended.
-- Philidel  2/1/2014

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