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Gender: Male

Usage: Damian, of Greek origin, is a very popular first name. It is more often used as a boy (male) name.

People having the name Damian are in general originating from France, Greece, India, Poland, Spain, United Kingdom, United States of America.

For another variant of the name Damian across the world, see Damianos, Damián.

  • To tame
  • Tamer

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The Growth number corresponding to this first name is 6.

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The name Damian is ranked on the 955th position of the most used names. It means that this name is very frequently used.

We estimate that there are at least 264500 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.009% of the population.
The name Damian has six characters. It means that it is relatively medium-length, compared to the other names in our database.

The graph below represents the number of people who were given the name Damian for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:

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Damian, also spelled Damien, Daymian, Daymein, Дамиан (Damian), Damiano, Дамјан (Damjan), Damião, Дамян (Damyan), Демьян (Demyan), etc., is a given name from the Latin Damianus which is the latinisation of the Greek Δαμιανός (Damianos), derived from the Greek word δαμάζω (damazo), “to conquer, master, overcome, tame”, in the form of δαμάω/-ώ (damao), a form assumed as the 1st pers. of δαμᾷ (dama).


English and Polish: from Greek Damianos, the name of the brother of Cosmas (see Cosmo); the two brothers were martyred together at Aegea in Cilicia in the early 4th century. The origin of the name is not certain, but it is probably akin to Damon.
Cognates: French: Damien (sometimes also used in the English-speaking world). Italian: Damiano. Spanish: Damián. Portuguese: Damião. Russian: Demyan.

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