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Origin & Meaning

The name Damian is of Greek , English and Spanish origin.

The meaning of Damian is "to tame, subdue".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 102 in baby name popularity for boys with 3866 occurrences.  It ranked 14915 in popular baby names for girls with 6 occurrences. 

View the Damian Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Damian has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Damian to other names.


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Related Names

Variants of the name Damian include Damion.

The names Damia, Damiana, Damien, Damijan, Damjan, Demian, Demyan are all forms of Damian.

Other Tidbits

Some famous bearers of this name include: Damian Marley.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Damian in American Sign Language?

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Just for fun, see the name Damian in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Damian in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.