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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

Fun Facts about the name Damian

  • How many people with the first name Damian have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 76,605 babies born with the first name Damian in the United States. That's more than enough people named Damian to occupy the country of Dominica with an estimated population of 71,293 (as of May 14, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Damian? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Damian first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Damian is Friday, February 23rd, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Damian born? The highest recorded use of the first name Damian was in 2013 with a total of 3,961 babies. That's a lot of babies named Damian!
  • Random Damian Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Damian ranks 86th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, 519 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Damian: Your name in reverse order is Naimad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Niadma. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Damian? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,048 people with the last name Damian.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Damian? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Damian as their last name.
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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Damian U.S.
  White 19.62% 64.26%
  African American 0.82% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.82% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.55% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.75% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 73.43% 16.26%

Of Last Name Damian

People with the last name Damian are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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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.

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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.

From the Ancient Greek name Δαμιανός (Damianós) which was derived from δαμάω (damáō, “to tame”). Name known in Ancient Greece, later borne by Christian saints.

  1. A male given name.

Damian was also found in the following language(s): Polish

Notable Persons With the Name Damian

Damian Lewis

Damian Lewis is an actor and film producer. He was most active from 1993 to present. Damian was given the name Damian Watcyn Lewis on February 11th, 1971 in St. John's Wood, London, England.

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Damian Wayne

Damian Wayne is a famous human.

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Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard is a basketball player for the Portland Trail Blazers in the National Basketball Association. He was most prominent from 2012 to present. Damian was born on July 15th, 1990 in Oakland, California.

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Damian Marley

Damian Marley is a reggae, roots reggae, dancehall, reggae fusion, and hip hop music deejay, musician, songwriter, rapper, singer, record producer, deejay (jamaican), rapping, and singing. His ongoing career started in 1996. Damian was given the name Damian Robert Nesta Marley on July 21st, 1978 in Kingston, Jamaica. Damian is also known as Jr. Gong Gongzilla, Jr. Gong, and Gongzilla.

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Damian O'Connor

Damian O'Connor is a leading human. Damian was born in Belfast.

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Damian Jones

Damian Jones is a basketball player for the Vanderbilt Commodores and Vanderbilt Commodores men's basketball in the Southeastern Conference. Damian was born on June 30th, 1995.

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  • Damian Chapa
    (actor)
  • Damian Kulash
    (singing)
  • Damian Green
    (for Ashford)
  • Damián Alcázar
    (actor)
  • Damián Szifron
    (film)
  • MC Frontalot
    (rapping)
  • Damian Hinds
    (for East Hampshire)
  • Nissim
    (musician)
  • Damian Walshe-Howling
    (film)
  • Damián 666
    (wrestler)
  • Damian Warner
    (noteworthy individual)
  • Dieselboy
    (disc jockey)
  • Damián Domingo
    (influential somebody)
  • Damian Elwes
    (artist)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Damian

Saints Cosmas and Damian

Saints Cosmas and Damian was a saint. They hold the title Martyrs. Saints was born in 3 in Arabian Peninsula. They passed away in 287.

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Michael Damian

Michael Damian is an actor, recording artist, and producer. Michael was given the name Michael Damian Weir on April 26th, 1962 in Bonsall, California.

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Saint Peter Damian

Saint Peter Damian was a famous individual. He holds the title Bishop, Confessor, and Doctor of the Church. Saint was born in 1007 in Ravenna. He passed away in 1072.

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Pedro Damián

Pedro Damián is an actor, television producer, director, and television director. He was most prominent from 1971 to 1971. Pedro was given the name Pedro Muñoz Romero on November 12th, 1952 in Mexico City.

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Damian

Damian is a musician. Damian was given the name Damian Davey on September 30th, 1964 in Manchester, England.

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Fanny Cano

Fanny Cano was a notable somebody. Her career lasted from 1962 to 1982. Fanny was given the name Fanny Cano Damián on February 28th, 1944 in Huetamo. She left this life on December 7th, 1983.

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What does the name Damian mean?

Dis for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

Ais for amenable, for your easy going nature.

Mis for melody, the song of life.

Iis for independent, a balance between being overly reliant and alone

Ais for absolute, for you know your mind.

Nis for narrator, tell many stories

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