Damian: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Damian

Damian

Pronunciation: DAY-mee-ən (key)

Origin of the name Damian:

Derived from the Greek Damianos, which is thought to be from damān (to tame). Var: Damon, Daymian, Daymon.

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Comments and insights on the name Damian: | Edit

Often thought to be the name from the "OMEN"

Personal experiences with the name Damian: | Edit

I loved the name Damian since watching the movie "Millions". The Omen association doesn't bother me, there are plenty of Jasons, Michaels and Carries out there, no one bugs them about they horror movie names. Besides, there are tons of other GREAT Damians. Saint Damien, Damien from Millions, Damian Wayne, Damian from Mean Girls, Damian Marley, and so on. It's been one of my favorite names for many years, and I definatly plan on naming my first son Damian.

Most people born after '95 won't even get The Omen association.

Nicknames for Damian: | Edit

Damo

Meanings and history of the name Damian: | Edit

Damian is a given name from the Latin Damianus meaning "to tame", it also comes from the Sanskrit word "dam", meaning "who can give".

Famous real-life people named Damian: | Edit

Saints Cosmas and Damian were twins and early Christian martyrs. They are particularly important in the Eastern Churches. They are included in the Canon of the Mass and are the patrons of physicians and surgeons.
Elizabeth Hurley's son is named Damian Charles; artist Damien Hirst; Damian Marley, Bob Marley's son; Damian Miller
Damian McGinty, Irish singer, and the youngest member of the group 'Celtic Thunder'

Damian in song, story & screen: | Edit

Damian Wayne - Robin (Bruce Wayne's son); Horror movie Damian (spelled Damien); Mean Girls' character Damian;

Damian, is the name of a character, in the popular book series "House Of Night" He plays the gay best friend of Zoey red bird, in the ten book series.

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