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Damien /dami-en/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Greek origin. Damien is a variant transcription of Damian (Greek): possibly means "to tame, subdue". Compare surname Dammen.


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.

Kreatif forms: Darmien, Domien, Dowmien. [more]

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Damien is a very prominent first name for men (#578 out of 1220, Top 47%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#67936 out of 150436, Top 45%). (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 1970-1979 (usage of 0.5898%) and are now significantly less widespread (usage 0.4484%, down 24%), 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 Damien, Dameon, Damian, Damion, Damon in U.S.

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

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