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Meaning and name origin

Damien \d(a)-mien\ as a boy's name is of Greek origin. Damien is a variant of Damian (Greek): possibly means "to tame, subdue", though the Greek root is also close to the word for "spirit".


Damien has 15 variant forms: Daemon, Daimen, Daimon, Daman, Damen, Dameon, Damion, Damon, Damyan, Damyen, Damyon, Dayman, Daymian, Daymon, Demyan.


Damien is a very popular first name for males (#578 out of 1220, Top 47%) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#57758 out of 88799, Top 65%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Damien for boys. Damien reached its highest rank of #182 in the U.S. in 2007. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Damien name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Damien outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Damien and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Damian (#102), Damien (#249), Damon (#407), Damion and Dameon. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dameon, Damian, Damien, Damion, Damon in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Damian, Damien, Damon outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Damiano, Darien and Davien. These names tend to be less commonly used than Damien.