Meaning:To tame
Damian is thought to be related to the Greek names Damianos and Damon, meaning “to tame or subdue.” Damian is popular in Ireland and upper-class English households, but Irish singer-songwriter Damien Rice uses the French spelling. In the US, there are more Damians than Damiens. Saint Damian, a famous healer, and his twin brother, Cosmo, were early-4th-century Christian martyrs who became the patron saints of physicians.

Famous Damians

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  • Damian Lewis
  • Damian Lillard
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  • Damian Marley
  • Damian McGinty

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