What does Demyan mean?
Demyan /de-myan/ [3 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Greek origin. Demyan is a Russian form of Damian (Greek): possibly means "to tame, subdue".
How popular is Demyan?
Demyan is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#40987 out of 150436, Top 27%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Demyan and affiliated names. Damian (#102 the previous year), Damien (#249), Damon (#407), Damion and Dameon are the popular alternative forms of Demyan (not ranked) rated in the Top 1000. Forms like Daimon are uncommon. Usage of these boy names reached its highest during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.5898%) and is now much less (usage 0.4484%, down 24%), with the form Damion becoming less in vogue. Damon (#407), Damian (#102) and Damien (#249) are three of the more trendy names for newborns among these. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A recommended similar baby name is Denman. Like Demyan, this name is not commonly used.