First name origin & meaning:
Chinese: After a dynasty
Last name origins & meanings:
- English: of uncertain origin; possibly from a reduced form of
the personal name Dominick.
- Chinese: from the
name of Meng Mingshi, a senior minister of the state of Qin in the
Spring and Autumn period (722–481 bc). His descendants
adopted the first character of his given name, which means ‘bright’,
as their surname.
Famous people who gave their babies this name:
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