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Boy Name: Damon

Name: Damon
Pronunciation: \d(a)-mon\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: one who tames, subdues
Origin: Greek
Related Names: Daymond
Sounds Like: Damone, Damyon, Damion, Dameon, Damen, Daimon, Daemon
Variant forms: Daman, Daymon
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 357
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 4453


Damon \d(a)-mon\ as a boy's name is pronounced DAY-mon. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Damon is "one who tames, subdues". Variant of Damian.

Damon has 2 variant forms: Daman and Daymon.

For more information, see also the related name Daymond.

Baby names that sound like Damon are Damone, Damyon, Damion, Dameon, Damen, Daimon and Daemon.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Damon.


Damon is a very popular first name for men (#357 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#4453 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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