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Damian Name Meaning and Origin

Damian Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

To tame, subdue; spirit, power

Name Origin


The name Damian means 'to tame, subdue' or 'spirit, power'. It originates from Greek mythology, specifically from the story of Saint Damian, a Christian martyr who was known for his healing abilities. The name has connotations of strength and control.

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Damian Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Damian is a smooth and easy name to pronounce, with clear syllables and a melodious flow.

Name Melody Rating:

The name Damian has a good rhythm with two distinct syllables that balance each other nicely.

Famous People Named Damian

Find celebrities with this name and see how they shine in their respective fields.

● Damian Lewis

Damian Lewis is a British actor known for his roles in 'Band of Brothers' and 'Homeland'. He has won several awards for his performances and is recognized for his talent and versatility.

● Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard is an American professional basketball player for the Portland Trail Blazers in the NBA. Known for his scoring ability and leadership on the court, he has earned multiple All-Star selections.

● Damian Marley

Damian Marley, also known as Jr. Gong, is a Jamaican reggae artist and the youngest son of Bob Marley. He has won multiple Grammy Awards for his music that blends reggae with hip-hop influences.

Damian Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Damian

The name Damian may evoke negative associations due to its similarity to the word 'demon'. Some may also associate it with the character Damian Thorn from the horror film 'The Omen', who is portrayed as the Antichrist. However, these negative connotations are not commonly associated with the name in modern contexts.

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