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Damien Meaning


What does Damien mean?

The name Damien is of Greek and French origin.

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

Damien is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Da-mien.

The Given Name Damien

Damien is a form of Damian. See Damian for further details.

Damien appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

Want to make this name more unique? Try spell it backwards.

Wrap it up and take it home, Damien may just be the name you're looking for.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Damien of Molokai, and Damien Yamiki.

Damien Popularity

In the U.S. in 2017, it ranked 266 in baby name popularity for boys with 1,340 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 278 in baby name popularity for boys with 1,298 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

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

Damien Related Names

Damien is a form of Damian.

Famous Damiens

  • Damien of Molokai ~ Saint
  • Damien Yamiki ~ Saint

Damien Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Damien.

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Damien Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Damien.

Just for fun, see the name Damien 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 Damien in Nautical Flags page.