Damien - Meaning of Damien
[ 3 syll. da-mien, dam-i-en ] The baby boy name Damien is also used as a girl name, but it is much more common for boys. Its pronunciation is DEY-Miy-ehN †. Damien is largely used in the English and French languages, and its origin is Old Greek. Damien is a variant of the name Damian (English, German, Polish, and Russian).
Damien is popular as a baby name for boys. The name's popularity has been increasing since the 1960s; before that, it was of infrequent use only. At the modest height of its usage in 2007, 0.102% of baby boys were given the name Damien. It ranked at #182 then. In 2011, its usage was 0.090% and its ranking #199. Within the group of boy names directly linked to Damien, Damian was the most popular. In 2011, it was used 65% more than Damien. Damien has in the past century been mostly given to baby boys.
Baby names that sound like Damien include Dae-Hyun (Korean), Daeman, Dahmani, Daimian, Dainun, Dainyn, Daiten, Daiton, Daitun, Daityn, Dajuan (English), Dajuane, Damaian, Damanee, Damani, Damanie, Damean, Dameon (English), Damian (English, German, Polish, and Russian), and Damiane.
† Pronunciation for Damien: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"