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Meaning and name origin

Damon \d(a)-mon\ as a boy's name is pronounced DAY-mon. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Damon is "one who tames, subdues". Variant of Damian.


Damon has 2 variant forms: Daman and Daymon.

For more information, see also the related boy name Daymond.


Damon is a very popular first name for males (#357 out of 1220, Top 29%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#4453 out of 88799, Top 5%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Damon for boys. Damon reached its highest rank of #144 in the U.S. in 1970-1979. (2014 statistics).

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

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

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

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

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

Similar Names

Damon is also pronounced similarly to Daemon, Daimen, Daimon, Damen, Dameon, Damien, Damion, Damone, Damyan, Damyen, Damyon and Dayman. 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.