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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Damiana

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Da`mi*a"na
A Mexican drug, used as an aphrodisiac.

Note: ☞ There are several varieties derived from different plants, esp. from a species of Turnera and from Bigelovia veneta. Wood & Bache.

Etymology: NL.; of uncertain origin

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  1. Turnera diffusa, an American passifloraceous shrub used in making a traditional Mexican liqueur.

Notable Persons Named Damiana

Damiana L. Eugenio was a professor and author. Damiana was born on September 27th, 1921 in San Miguel, Bulacan. She left this life on October 10th, 2014.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1915 5 5 0
1918 6 6 0
1923 9 9 0
1925 6 6 0
1926 5 5 0
1927 7 7 0
1930 9 9 0
1935 5 5 0
1968 5 5 0
1970 10 10 0
1971 7 7 0
1972 6 6 0
1973 9 9 0
1974 9 9 0
1976 9 9 0
1978 7 7 0
1980 11 11 0
1981 6 6 0
1982 10 10 0
1984 9 9 0
1985 7 7 0
1986 7 7 0
1988 8 8 0
1989 6 6 0
1990 11 11 0
1991 12 12 0
1992 17 17 0
1993 9 9 0
1994 10 10 0
1995 16 16 0
1996 11 11 0
1997 8 8 0
1998 14 14 0
1999 23 23 0
2000 22 22 0
2001 23 23 0
2002 25 25 0
2003 26 26 0
2004 21 21 0
2005 20 20 0
2006 33 33 0
2007 24 24 0
2008 18 18 0
2009 17 17 0
2010 14 14 0
2011 11 11 0
2012 13 13 0
2013 14 14 0
2014 7 7 0
2015 13 13 0
2016 22 22 0
2017 9 9 0

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Fun Facts about the name Damiana

  • How Popular is the name Damiana? Damiana is the 13,968th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Damiana have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 641 babies born with the first name Damiana in the United States. That's more than enough people named Damiana to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Damiana? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Damiana first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Damiana is Friday, October 27th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Damiana born? The highest recorded use of the first name Damiana was in 2006 with a total of 33 babies.
  • Random Damiana Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Damiana is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Damiana: Your name in reverse order is Anaimad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Amdiaan. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.