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Meaning and Name Origin

Damien \d(a)-mien\ as a boys' name is a variant of Damian (Greek): possibly means "to tame". Very popular name for children.


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

Damien has 3 more related forms via Damian: Damiano, Damianos and Damianus.


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

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Damien for boys. Damien entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its highest rank of #182 in the U.S. in the year 2007, and is at #249 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Damien and associated names. Popular varying forms of Damien (#249 in 2014) listed in the Top 1000 are Damian (#102 in 2014), Damon (#407), Damion and Dameon. These boy names reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1970-1979 and are now significantly less widespread, with the form Damion becoming less trendy. Damon (#407), Damian (#102) and Damien (#249) are three of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns among these. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

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