Damien Name Meaning & Origin

Damien

Pronunciation: DAY-mee-ehn (key)

Origin of the name Damien:

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

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Damian, Damion

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Nicknames for Damien

Dami, Ian, Dame, Damester, DayDay

Meanings and history of the name Damien

Of Greek origin, meaning "to tame".

Famous real-life people named Damien

Damien Rice, singer and songwriter
Saint Damien of Molokai won recognition for his ministry to people with leprosy (also known as Hansen's disease), who had been placed under a government-sanctioned medical quarantine on the island of Molokai in the Kingdom of Hawaii.
Damien Hirst, British artist.
Damien Saez , French singer , songwriter ,musician .

Damien in song, story & screen

Damien Wayne, son of Batman (DC comics)
Damien Vryce, Warrior Priest in the Black Sun Rising trilogy
Damiem Thorn, fictional character and the main antagonist in The Omen series of films.
Father Damien Karras, fictional character from the novel The Exorcist and it's subsequent films.
Damien Vesper, founder of a group of villains in "The 39 Clues"

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