Other Origin(s):Arabic, Latin
Meaning:from Damascus; Well-watered land
Damascus is a masculine name of Greek, Latin, and Arabic origins, from the city of Damascus in Syria, considered the world’s oldest capital. In the Syriac language, Damascus translates to “well-watered land” and is affectionately referred to as the “City of Jasmine.” Parents scanning the atlas for unique place names may love discovering this revered ancient city, or perhaps wish to celebrate their roots and a nation that continues to outlive the trial of time. Damascus steel has been forged since before 1,500 BC and is recognized for its beautiful wavy pattern, adding a sturdy, innovative layer that may inspire baby. Whatever draws you to this handsome title, Damascus is ideal for the tiny tot coming to enrich life as we know it.
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