Meaning and Name Origin
For more on this name, see also the related boy name Daymond.
Damon is a very prominent first name for males (#357 out of 1220, Top 29%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#4453 out of 88799, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Damon for boys. Damon entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its top position of #144 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, and is currently at #407. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the boy name Damon and affiliated names. Prominent variation forms of Damon (#407 a year ago) rated in the Top 1000 are Dameon, Damian (#102 a year ago), Damien (#249) and Damion. Usage of these boy names was at its peak during the years 1970-1979 and is now much less, with the form Damion becoming less stylish. Damian (#102), Damien (#249) and Damon (#407) are three of the more chic birth names here. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Damon▲ is pronounced similarly to Damone. Other suggested similar baby names are Dagon, Dajon, Dalon, Damont, Danon, Daron▼, Davon▼, Eamon, Jamon and Ramon▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Damon.