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pinWhat does Damon mean?

Damon /da-mon/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' 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 variants: Daman and Daymon.

Related boy name: Daymond.

Damon has 16 more different relations via Damian: Daemon, Daimen, Daimon, Damen, Dameon, Damiano, Damianos, Damianus, Damien, Damion, Damyan, Damyen, Damyon, Dayman, Daymian and Demyan.

Kreatif forms: Damonna, Damonne, Demon. [more]

pinHow popular is Damon?

Damon is a very prominent first name for males (#357 out of 1220, Top 29%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#4452 out of 150436, Top 3%). (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)

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

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

Dameon, Damian (#102 a year ago), Damien (#249) and Damion are the prominent variation forms of Damon (#407 a year ago) rated in the Top 1000. Usage of these boy names was at its peak during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.5898%) and is now much less (usage 0.4484%, down 24%), with the form Damion becoming less stylish. Damian (#102), Damien (#249) and Damon (#407) are three of the more chic birth names here. Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the boy name Damon and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

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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.