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What does Damiano mean?

Damiano Pronunciation of Damiano [dami-ano] as a boys' name is a Greek name. Damiano is a version of Damian (Greek): possibly means "to tame, subdue".

Associated with: greek.


14 relations via Damian: Daman, Damen, Dameon, Damianos, Damianus, Damien, Damion, Damon, Damyan, Damyen, Damyon, Dayman, Daymian and Demyan.

Creative forms:
(male) Damini, Dimiano, ..

(female) Damina, Daminy, ..

Middle name pairings:
Damiano Jaziel (D.J.), ..

How popular is Damiano?

Damiano is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#10634 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Damen, Dameon, Damian (#116 last year), Damien (#254), Damion (#1214) and Damon (#427) are the prominent variation forms of Damiano (not ranked). Other variants, like Daymian, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Damiano reached its most widespread in 2013 (average #926) and is almost as conventional today (#1001, 14% less usage), but with versions like Damon becoming less in vogue. Damon has historically been a favorite of parents, though Damian is now higher in the list. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Damiano is alike in pronunciation to Domini, Domino and Dominy. Other recommended names are Aciano, Adriano, Armino, Briano, Caetano, Carmino, Dacian, Dadrian, Daelan, Dagan, Dain, Daine, Daivian, Dajuan, Dalan, Dallan, Damar, Damarco, Damario, Damarko, Damaro, Damick (see Damek), Damicke (see Damek), Damone, Danial, Danilo, Danno, Daquan, Daran, Dardanio, Dardanos, Dargan, Darian, Darias, Darien, Darin, Dario, Darran, Darrian, Dasean, Dathan, Davian, Davien, Davin, Davion, Davyan, Daylan, Daytan, Delano, Demingo, Dino, Domingo, Dorian, Ermano, Fabianno, Fabiano, Fabriano, Flamino, Flaviano, Gaetano, Gavino, Graciano, Graziano, Hadriano, Juliano, Luciano, Mariano, Paciano, Sabino, Salviano (see Salvio), Savino and Yamino. These names tend to be more frequently used than Damiano.