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Damon

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 6 0 6
1889 5 0 5
1892 11 0 11
1893 7 0 7
1895 8 0 8
1896 5 0 5
1898 7 0 7
1899 7 0 7
1900 11 0 11
1901 6 0 6
1903 6 0 6
1904 13 0 13
1905 18 0 18
1906 9 0 9
1907 13 0 13
1909 11 0 11
1910 7 0 7
1911 7 0 7
1912 31 0 31
1913 20 0 20
1914 29 0 29
1915 41 0 41
1916 61 0 61
1917 34 0 34
1918 46 0 46
1919 60 0 60
1920 62 0 62
1921 46 0 46
1922 70 0 70
1923 50 0 50
1924 60 0 60
1925 62 0 62
1926 71 0 71
1927 63 0 63
1928 68 0 68
1929 49 0 49
1930 55 0 55
1931 51 0 51
1932 65 0 65
1933 73 0 73
1934 65 0 65
1935 50 0 50
1936 70 0 70
1937 69 0 69
1938 64 0 64
1939 69 0 69
1940 64 0 64
1941 64 0 64
1942 96 0 96
1943 72 0 72
1944 77 0 77
1945 71 0 71
1946 103 0 103
1947 137 0 137
1948 105 0 105
1949 134 0 134
1950 121 0 121
1951 139 5 134
1952 131 0 131
1953 175 0 175
1954 213 0 213
1955 216 0 216
1956 235 0 235
1957 261 0 261
1958 227 0 227
1959 340 0 340
1960 365 5 360
1961 468 0 468
1962 494 6 488
1963 751 0 751
1964 702 0 702
1965 720 0 720
1966 870 5 865
1967 989 7 982
1968 1,336 6 1,330
1969 1,468 12 1,456
1970 1,635 13 1,622
1971 1,604 21 1,583
1972 1,945 17 1,928
1973 2,064 16 2,048
1974 2,388 27 2,361
1975 2,301 21 2,280
1976 2,481 25 2,456
1977 2,385 29 2,356
1978 2,002 18 1,984
1979 1,459 13 1,446
1980 904 8 896
1981 691 7 684
1982 648 9 639
1983 613 12 601
1984 596 0 596
1985 594 0 594
1986 562 0 562
1987 539 6 533
1988 584 0 584
1989 642 0 642
1990 787 0 787
1991 888 0 888
1992 1,013 8 1,005
1993 1,006 6 1,000
1994 934 0 934
1995 957 0 957
1996 1,001 0 1,001
1997 994 8 986
1998 1,052 0 1,052
1999 1,020 0 1,020
2000 1,043 0 1,043
2001 1,038 0 1,038
2002 1,027 0 1,027
2003 1,022 0 1,022
2004 997 6 991
2005 1,007 0 1,007
2006 781 0 781
2007 674 0 674
2008 584 0 584
2009 520 0 520
2010 665 0 665
2011 681 0 681
2012 715 0 715
2013 791 0 791
2014 759 0 759
2015 711 0 711

Want to know about the popularity of the Damon baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 62,159 babies born with the name Damon in the United States. That's more than enough Damons to occupy the territory of Greenland (Denmark) with an estimated population of 56,749 (as of January 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Damon" was in 1976 with a total of 2,456 babies. (That's a lot of baby Damons)

According to the 1975 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Damon" ranks #94 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, 48 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1975. Across the entire United States a total of 2,301 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 "Damon" mean? The list below shows the origins of Damon as well as things modernly associated with the name Damon such as celebrities named Damon.

Origin and Meaning of Damon

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

Damon Wayans

Damon Wayans is a comedian with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1982 to present. Damon was born in 1960 as Damon Kyle Wayans in New York City, New York, United States.

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Damon Albarn

Damon Albarn is a musician, singer-songwriter, composer, and record producer specializing in alternative rock, britpop, trip hop, and electronic music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1988 to present. Damon was born in 1968 in Whitechapel, London, England.

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Damon Dash

Damon Dash is an actor, entrepreneur, and executive producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1990 to present. Damon was born in 1971 in New York City, New York.

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Damon Hill

Damon Hill is a f1 driver. Damon was born in 1960 as Damon Graham Devereux Hill in Hampstead, London, UK.

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Damon Herriman

Damon was born in 1970 in Adelaide, South Australia.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Damon

Damon And Elena
Damon Bayles
Damon Lindelof
Damon Salvatore
Damon Wayans Jr
Damon Jones
Damon Thomas

Alternative Meanings

D is for discreet, you can keep a secret.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

M is for melody, the song of life.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

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

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Damon born Dec 16, 1968

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central India approximately on 875. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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