Damion

First Name
16k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
101
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Damion

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  • A user from New York, United States says the name Damion is of Greek origin and means ""To tame"".
  • A user from South Africa says the name Damion is of Unknown origin and means "Tamer".
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Notable Persons Named Damion

Damion Poitier is an actor. He was most prominent from 2000 to present.

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Damion James is a basketball player for the Cangrejeros de Santurce, Bakersfield Jam, Texas Legends, Brooklyn Nets, San Antonio Spurs, Alaska Aces (PBA), Le Mans Sarthe Basket, Sydney Kings, and Cangrejeros de Santurce (basketball) in the Baloncesto Superior Nacional. His ongoing career started in 2010. Damion was born on October 7th, 1987 in Hobbs, New Mexico.

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Damion Hall is a contemporary r&b and pop music singer, songwriter, and singing. He plays Vocals. His most notable accomplishments were from 1990 to present. Damion was born Damion Hall on June 6th, 1968. Damion is also known as Crazy Legs and Y.

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Damion Lee is a basketball player. Damion was born on October 21st, 1992 in Baltimore.

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Damion Lowe is a soccer player for the Seattle Sounders FC, Harbour View F.C., Hartford Hawks, Reading United A.C., Seattle Sounders FC 2, and Jamaica national under-20 football team. Damion was born on May 5th, 1993 in Kingston, Jamaica.

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Damion Square is an athlete for the San Diego Chargers. He was most prominent from 2013 to present. Damion was born on February 6th, 1989 in Houston. Damion is also known as Big Head.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1957 5 0 5
1960 7 0 7
1961 5 0 5
1962 21 0 21
1963 8 0 8
1964 18 0 18
1965 16 0 16
1966 17 0 17
1967 29 0 29
1968 74 0 74
1969 58 0 58
1970 134 0 134
1971 136 0 136
1972 235 0 235
1973 235 5 230
1974 362 7 355
1975 372 5 367
1976 463 7 456
1977 506 10 496
1978 413 0 413
1979 341 0 341
1980 255 5 250
1981 221 0 221
1982 205 0 205
1983 178 0 178
1984 205 0 205
1985 166 0 166
1986 175 0 175
1987 149 0 149
1988 159 0 159
1989 189 0 189
1990 225 0 225
1991 312 0 312
1992 309 0 309
1993 339 0 339
1994 413 0 413
1995 454 0 454
1996 440 0 440
1997 447 0 447
1998 526 0 526
1999 509 0 509
2000 562 0 562
2001 547 0 547
2002 579 0 579
2003 531 0 531
2004 549 0 549
2005 484 0 484
2006 524 0 524
2007 471 0 471
2008 418 0 418
2009 369 0 369
2010 333 0 333
2011 288 0 288
2012 215 0 215
2013 251 0 251
2014 171 0 171
2015 150 0 150
2016 164 0 164
2017 148 0 148

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Popularity of Damion as a first name

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Popularity of Damion as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Damion U.S.
  White 58.42% 64.26%
  African American 18.81% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 22.77% 16.26%

Of Last Name Damion

People with the last name Damion are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Damion

  • How Popular is the name Damion? Damion is the 1,902nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Damion was the 159,712th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Damion have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 16,085 babies born with the first name Damion in the United States. That's more than enough people named Damion to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Damion? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1957 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Damion first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Damion is Saturday, July 14th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Damion born? The highest recorded use of the first name Damion was in 2002 with a total of 579 babies.
  • Random Damion Factoid: According to the 1992 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Damion is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1992.
  • Weird things about the name Damion: Your name in reverse order is Noimad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mnioad. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Damion? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 101 people with the last name Damion.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Damion? Damion is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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