Pronunciation: da-hme-e-a-hn
Origin: Greece

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Damian is a gender-neutral name with origins in ancient Greek, specifically related to the names Damianos and Damon, which mean "to tame" and "subdue". The name has been embraced in various cultures, including Irish homes and upper-class England, and is associated with Christianity. It is derived from the Greek word "δαμάζω" (damazo), which means "to tame". The name's popularity may be attributed to its positive links with Christianity, as well as its connection to Greek mythology. Saint Damian was a renowned healer and 4th-century Christian martyr who became the patron saint of physicians. Additionally, the name shares ties to Damia, the Greek Goddess of fertility. Well-known people named Damian include actor Damian Lewis, basketball player Damian Lillard, and singer Damian Marley.

Damian Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Damian is currently #532 on Kiindred
gender-female Boy: Damian is currently #532 on Kiindred Boy Names
gender-male Overall Nature: Damian is currently #149 on Kiindred Nature Names
gender-male Boy Nature: Damian is currently #149 on Kiindred Boy Nature Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Damian is currently #524 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-male Boy Unique: Damian is currently #524 on Kiindred Boy Unique Names

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Famous People Named Damian

  • Damian Lewis: Damian Lewis is an English actor and producer known for his roles in "Homeland," "Billions," and "Band of Brothers."
  • Damian Marley: Damian Marley, also known as Jr. Gong, is a Jamaican DJ, reggae, and hip-hop artist, and the youngest son of Bob Marley.
  • Damian Walshe-Howling: An Australian actor, known for his roles in the TV series "Underbelly" and the film "The Reef."