Dominique is a unisex first name. It is given slightly more often to girls than to boys.
Few children have been named Dominique in recent years. Although it is used several times each year, only approximately 10 out of 100,000 children are currently called Dominique. Whether you’re a boy or a girl, you will most likely be the only person with the special name Dominique at your school. In our SmartGenius ranking, Dominique is number *** on the list of most common first names. In the entire USA, approximately 68,519 people – children, adults and seniors – currently bear the name Dominique. That is 0.02 % of all living Americans.
Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter D is a particularly popular initial letter for first names. That’s because 6.3% of all common given names in the US begin with this letter. By the way, the most common first letters for given names are A, J and K.
With nine letters, the name Dominique is relatively long compared to other names. In fact, 5.6% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly nine letters. 92% of all first names are shorter, while not even 2.5% of all boys’ and girls’ names use ten or more letters. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long with no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.
With 6.3% of all first names that begin with the letter D, this first letter is much more common than the other letters on average.
If your name is Dominique and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...
So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Dominique, you can simply say:
Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.
Just use American Sign Language!
These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.
In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.
In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Dominique sounds like this: