US Popularity:180
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
  • Damian Lillard
    Basketball Player
  • Damian Marley
  • Damian McGinty

Damian Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Damian is currently #375 on The Bump
Boy:Damian is currently #276 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Damian is currently #216 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Damian is currently #180 in U.S. births
Boy:Damian is currently #174 in U.S. births
Girl:Damian is currently #21550 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2018
+ 2663
from 2017
In comparison to the previous year's data
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