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What does Daman mean?

Daman Pronunciation of Daman [daman] as a name for boys is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of the name Daman is "one who tames, subdues". Daman is an alternate spelling of Damian (Greek): possibly means "to tame, subdue". Daman is also a variation of Damon (Greek).

Associated with: greek.


Daman has 14 variants: Daemon, Daimen, Daimon, Damen, Dameon, Damien, Damion, Damyan, Damyen, Damyon, Dayman, Daymian, Daymon and Demyan.

3 more alternative forms via Damian, Damon: Damiano, Damianos and Damianus.

Creative forms:
(male) Darman, Deman, ..

(female) Damna, Damnai, ..

Middle name pairings:
Daman Waylon (D.W.), ..

How popular is Daman?

Daman is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#32609 out of 150436, Top 22%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Damian (#116 in recent rankings), Damien (#254), Damon (#427), Damion (#1214), Daymon, Damen and Dameon are the prominent variation forms of Daman (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Daman were favored as baby names in 2013 (adoption of 0.35%) and are almost as popular today (adoption 0.3%, 13.8%), but with forms like Damon going out of style. Damon is the longstanding favorite, although Damian seems to be getting popular too. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Damen, Dameon, Damian, Damien, Damion in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Damon, Daymon in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Daman and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Daman is pronounced similarly to Damone. Other suggested similar names are Aman, Arman, Ayman, Beaman, Cadan, Carman, Cavan, Dacian, Dagan, Dain, Dajuan, Dalan, Dalen, Dallan, Dalon, Damar, Damek, Damont, Danal, Danar, Danon, Daquan, Daran, Dargan, Dasean, Dathan, Davar, Daven, Davin, Davon, Davyan, Davyn, Daytan, Dean, Demar, Denman, Dima, Dimas, Doan, Doran, Dowan, Dugan, Duran, Eaman, Eman, Erman, Fagan, Garan, Garman, Gavan, Harman, Hasan, Hyman, Iman, Jacan, Jalan, Janan, Jarman, Kadan, Kagan, Kalman, Karman, Kavan, Laban, Lavan, Naman, Rajan, Rayman, Roman, Sajan, Seaman, Suman, Taran and Tasman. These names tend to be more frequently used than Daman.

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