Damien name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Boy
Origin: Old Greek
Usage: English, French, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian and Finnish
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Damien d(a)-mien
Meaning: To Tame, Subdues, Spirit, Subdue, Variant of Damon One who Tames, Fertility and Conqueror
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What does Damien mean?

Primarily used in Swedish, Finnish, Danish, Norwegian, French and English frequently used, Damien is originated from Old Greek and is given to both boys and girls, meaning of Damien is "To Tame, Subdues, Spirit, Subdue, Variant of Damon One who Tames, Fertility or Conqueror".

Damien is variant of cherished and biblical Damian. Damian is a version of The Greek Name Δαμιανος. Popular Old Greek Damian, meaning of Damian is "To Tame and The Element Daman Meaning to Tame to Subdue to Kill".

It is celebrated on September 26th.

How do I pronounce Damien?

You can pronounce the two syllabled name Damien as d(a)-mien.

Variants of Damien

Damianos, Damianus, Daymien, Damian, Daeman, Damie, Daimen

Nicknames for Damien

Some common nicknames for the name Damien include:

Names that rhyme with Damien

How popular is the name Damien?

Damien is a popular in United States where over 57166 new-borns have been given the name since 1936. At present the moniker is on a rise, in 1978, the moniker grabbed the 161st spot and 2258 baby boys were given the name.

Additionally, the moniker has been in the top 500 baby names 47 times Also, Damien was a very popular name in France. Over 125912 babies have been given the given name in 127 years.

When at the peak of its usage in 1985, the moniker grabbed the 10th spot and 6583 baby boys were given the name. However after 127 years, the name is on free fall on the charts.

Additionally, the given name has been in the top 10 baby names 1 times

Damien was a common name in England and Wales. Over 1918 babies have been named Damien since 1996.

When at the peak of its usage in 2003,. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 23 years. Also, Damien was a common name in Ireland. Over 6363 babies have been named Damien since 1964.

At the peak of its usage in 1982,. However after 56 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts. Also, A common name in Belgium having over 1244 recievers in 24 years of usage.

Currently the name is rising, in 1995, the moniker grabbed the 99th spot and 125 baby boys were given the name. Also, In New South Wales, Damien was once a common name since emerging in 1969 it has been given to over 3775 babies.

When at the peak of its usage in 1974,. After 25 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. Also, Damien was a common name in Queensland. Over 2664 babies have been named Damien since 1966.

When at its peak in 1975,. After 29 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts.

Damien is a familiar baby name in Switzerland, it has been in use since 1998 and was able to reach the top 200 names.

In 2001, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 126 on boy names chart when 64 babies were given the name Damien. Over 832 babies in Switzerland have been named Damien.

But Damien is a popular baby name in DR Congo where every 1 in 4000 have the name as well as in, Australia, Rwanda, England, Burundi and Benin. As per our research, over 200000 babies have been bestowed Damien around the globe.

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Damien in Nordic countries

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Numerological aspects of Damien

You want to shout it out to the world that not everyone has to think or behave the same. Once you lay your eyes on someone, that person is yours. You always act like everything's just great. You can be pretty stubborn sometimes, however, you always make your point. The sky is your only limit. You need to open up and allow your closest ones to enter your real world. When it comes to love, you can't stand a monogamous relationship.

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  •  Ismena is used notably in English is a girl name has its roots in Old Greek, Ismena means "Wise"

Middle names for Damien

These are the flourishing and endearing middle names that we love for the name Damien.

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Sibling Names for Damien

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Famous people named Damien

  • Damien Echols,
  • Damien Comolli, former football coach
  • Damien Smith, Canadian artist
  • Damien Hayes, Irish sportsman
  • Damien Sully, Australian rules football field umpire
  • Damien Greaves, sprints and hurdling track and field athlete
  • Damien Hancock, Irish soccer referee from Dublin
  • Damien Hanson,
  • Damien Top,
  • Damien Cox, journalist
  • Damien Hobgood, professional surfer from Satellite Beach, Florida
  • Damien Luce, French pianist, actor, and writer
  • Damien Knabben, Belgian futsal coach
  • Damien Hirst, English artist, entrepreneur, and art collector
  • Damien Broderick, Australian science fiction and popular science writer and editor of some 70 books
  • Damien Marchesseault, seventh Mayor of Los Angeles from May 9
  • Damien Martyn, former Australian cricketer
  • Damien Duff, Irish professional football coach and former player
  • Damien Rice, Irish singer-songwriter
  • Damien O'Connor, New Zealand politician
  • Damien Magee, British former racing driver from Northern Ireland
  • Damien Johnson, Northern Irish former footballer
  • Damien English, Irish Fine Gael politician
  • Damien Francis, retired Jamaican international footballer
  • Damien Oliver, Australian thoroughbred racing jockey
  • Damien Chrysostome, Beninese international footballer
  • Damien Jurado, American singer/songwriter from Seattle
  • Damien Bodie, Australian actor
  • Damien Sandow, professional wrestler
  • Damien Richardson, Irish football manager and former player
  • Damien Fahey, writer for 'Family Guy', radio DJ, television host
  • Damien Nash, running back for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League
  • Damien Wilkins, American professional basketball player
  • Damien Woody, former American football offensive lineman
  • Damien Dempsey, Irish singer and songwriter
  • Damien Fleming, former Australian cricketer
  • Damien O'Donnell, Irish film director and writer
  • Damien Sin, Singaporean author, poet and musician
  • Damien Brown, Australian retired professional footballer
  • Damien Hardwick, senior coach of the Richmond Football Club and a former player with the Essendon Football Club and Port Adelaide Football Club
  • Damien Wright, former Australian first-class cricketer
  • Damien Parer, Australian war photographer
  • Damien Adkins, Australian rules footballer formerly with the Collingwood and West Coast Eagles Football Clubs
  • Damien Anderson, running back
  • Damien Peverill, former Australian rules footballer
  • Damien McCormack, Australian rules footballer formerly on the Western Bulldogs list
  • Damien Thomas, British actor noted for his roles
  • Damien Demento, American semi-retired professional wrestler
  • Damien Allen, English footballer
  • Damien Delaney, Irish professional footballer
  • Damien Snow in Mafia as Actor
  • Damien E. Lipp in Beckoning the Butcher as Actor
  • Damien Bryson in The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies as Stunts
  • Damien Hannaway in Charlie Casanova as Actor
  • Damien Power in Peekaboo as Director
  • Damien D. Smith in The Problem Y as Actor
  • Damien Bosco in Prophet of Oak Ridge, Human Scalp, Mothman as Actor
  • Damien Timmer in Ballet Shoes as Producer
  • Damien Ashley in Volcano as Actor
  • Damien Moreno in The Dark Knight Rises as Stunts
  • Damien Sandow is the WWE ring name of American professional wrestler, Aaron Steven Haddad.
  • Damien Boisseau is famous for his acting in TV series Challenger
  • Damien Knight characterized central character of John Sinclair in 1978 horror flick The Redeemer: Son of Satan!.
  • Damien Odoul, from 2004 drama movie En attendant le déluge, who played Yves.
  • Damien Jouillerot, from 2004 drama flick Les fautes d'orthographe, who played the Daniel Massu - le fils du directeur et de la directrice des études.
  • Damien Gillard characterized the leading role of Michel In comedy movie Les grands seigneurs.
  • Damien Chamley played pivotal role of segment "Riches" in 2002 drama flick Mama Africa: Growing Up Urban.
  • In 2004, Damien Nguyen portrayed the role of Binh in drama movie The Beautiful Country.

Comments :

I personally don't like this name because it sounds like Demon. - Adaijah


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  2. Office for National Statistics, https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/livebirths
  3. Central Statistics Office - An Phríomh-Oifig Staidrimh, https://visual.cso.ie/?body=entity/babynames
  4. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques, https://www.insee.fr/fr/statistiques/2540004
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  8. NSW Government, https://www.nsw.gov.au/family-and-relationships/births/popular-baby-names
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