Given Name DAMIAN

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: DAY-mee-ən (English), DA-myan (Polish)   [details]

Meaning & History

From the Greek name Δαμιανος (Damianos) which was derived from Greek δαμαζω (damazo) "to tame". Saint Damian was martyred with his twin brother Cosmo in Syria early in the 4th century. They are the patron saints of physicians. Due to his renown, the name came into general use in Christian Europe. Another saint by this name was Peter Damian, an 11th-century cardinal and theologian from Italy.

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VARIANTS: Damion (English), Damiaan (Dutch)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Damianos, Damianus (Ancient Greek), Damyan (Bulgarian), Damjan (Croatian), Damien (French), Damon (Greek Mythology), Damiano (Italian), Damjan (Macedonian), Demyan (Russian), Damjan (Serbian), Damijan, Damjan (Slovene), Demyan (Ukrainian)
USER SUBMISSION: Damián
  United States
2016
  Chile
2014
  Czech Republic
2014
  England and Wales
2015
  Mexico
2013
  Netherlands
2016
  Poland
2014
  Switzerland
2013