Origin:Greek
Popularity:197
Meaning:To tame, subdue
Damian is a gender-neutral name of historic Greek origins, related to “Damianos” and “Damon”, meaning “to tame” and “subdue”. As a much-loved name in Irish homes and upper-class England, Damian’s early popularity may be due to its positive links with Christianity. Saint Damian was a renowned healer and 4th-century Christian martyr who became the patron saint of physicians. Mythos buffs will also love Damian’s connection to Greek mythology, as the name shares ties to “Damia”, the Greek Goddess of fertility. Mild-mannered Damian’s formidable associations are sure to comfort parents who hope for a long and healthy life for their little one.

Famous People Named Damian

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  • Damian Lewis
    Actor
  • Damian Lillard
    Basketball Player
  • Damian Marley
    Singer
  • Damian McGinty
    Singer

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