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Damian

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How popular is the baby name Damian in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1912 6 0 6
1913 8 0 8
1914 7 0 7
1915 7 0 7
1917 10 0 10
1918 7 0 7
1920 8 0 8
1921 8 0 8
1922 14 0 14
1923 9 0 9
1924 10 0 10
1925 14 0 14
1926 8 0 8
1927 7 0 7
1928 7 0 7
1929 6 0 6
1930 11 0 11
1931 11 0 11
1932 17 0 17
1933 13 0 13
1934 9 0 9
1935 9 0 9
1936 10 0 10
1937 13 0 13
1938 17 0 17
1939 16 0 16
1940 17 0 17
1941 17 0 17
1942 15 0 15
1943 26 0 26
1944 14 0 14
1945 29 0 29
1946 18 0 18
1947 24 0 24
1948 32 0 32
1949 40 0 40
1950 37 0 37
1951 38 0 38
1952 57 0 57
1953 53 0 53
1954 67 0 67
1955 88 0 88
1956 88 0 88
1957 87 0 87
1958 81 0 81
1959 103 0 103
1960 132 0 132
1961 143 0 143
1962 165 0 165
1963 170 0 170
1964 183 0 183
1965 163 0 163
1966 171 0 171
1967 173 0 173
1968 291 5 286
1969 291 9 282
1970 347 8 339
1971 380 9 371
1972 639 14 625
1973 676 18 658
1974 850 22 828
1975 912 21 891
1976 1,007 12 995
1977 1,070 15 1,055
1978 854 7 847
1979 693 16 677
1980 594 10 584
1981 522 5 517
1982 584 0 584
1983 551 8 543
1984 547 8 539
1985 508 0 508
1986 521 7 514
1987 537 0 537
1988 627 6 621
1989 777 0 777
1990 789 8 781
1991 970 6 964
1992 1,093 6 1,087
1993 1,139 6 1,133
1994 1,358 9 1,349
1995 1,357 7 1,350
1996 1,413 5 1,408
1997 1,513 6 1,507
1998 1,576 9 1,567
1999 1,540 0 1,540
2000 1,720 0 1,720
2001 1,962 0 1,962
2002 2,349 5 2,344
2003 2,453 0 2,453
2004 2,532 8 2,524
2005 2,633 5 2,628
2006 2,976 6 2,970
2007 2,985 0 2,985
2008 3,076 0 3,076
2009 3,349 5 3,344
2010 3,364 7 3,357
2011 3,012 8 3,004
2012 3,852 0 3,852 #98 boy name
2013 3,970 9 3,961 #98 boy name
2014 3,879 6 3,873
2015 3,474 0 3,474

Want to know about the popularity of the Damian baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 76,605 babies born with the name Damian in the United States. That's more than enough Damians to occupy the country of Dominica with an estimated population of 71,293 (as of May 14, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Damian" was in 2013 with a total of 3,961 babies. (That's a lot of baby Damians)

According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Damian" ranks #30 in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 72 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 2012. Across the entire United States a total of 3,852 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Damian" mean? The list below shows the origins of Damian as well as things modernly associated with the name Damian such as celebrities named Damian.

Origin and Meaning of Damian

The name "Damian" is of Greek origin, and it means "To tame, subdue". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Damian Marley

Damian Marley is a deejay, musician, songwriter, and rapper with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1996 to present. Damian was born in 1978 as Damian Robert Nesta Marley in Kingston, Jamaica.

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Damian Lewis

Damian Lewis is an actor and film producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1993 to present. Damian was born in 1971 in St. John's Wood, London, England.

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Damian Chapa

Damian Chapa is an actor, film director, and film producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1992 to present. Damian was born in 1965 as Damian Robert Chapa in Dayton, Ohio, USA.

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Damian Rhodes

Damian Rhodes is an ice hockey player. Damian was born in 1969 in St. Paul, MN, USA.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Damian

Damian Dark
Damian Lillard
Damian Lillard Rap
Damian Lillard Shoes
Damian Marley Tour
Damian Mcginty
Damian Wayne
Damian Mcbride

Alternative Meanings

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

A is for able, for you surely are.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Your name in reverse order is "Naimad". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Amnadi". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Damian born Sep 24, 2000

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Wales approximately on 1300. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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