Damon - boys name

Damon name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 81%

Damon name meaning:

The name Damon has Greek origins and is derived from the Greek word "daimon" which means "to tame" or "to subdue." In Greek mythology, Damon was a loyal and trustworthy friend of the hero Pythias. The name Damon is often associated with qualities such as loyalty, dependability, and friendship.

Those named Damon are believed to be compassionate individuals with a strong sense of justice. They are known for their friendly and sociable nature, always willing to lend a helping hand to those in need. Damon is also associated with intelligence and wisdom, as individuals with this name are often deep thinkers and have a natural curiosity about the world.

In summary, the name Damon carries connotations of loyalty, trustworthiness, friendship, and compassion. It symbolizes someone who is kind-hearted and always ready to support others.

Origin: Greek


Related names

Damon , Daimen, Daimon, Damone, Daymon

Other boys names beginning with D


Overall UK ranking: 907 out of 4789

33 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (372)

Historical popularity of Damon

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