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Damasus - Meaning of Damasus

What does Damasus mean?

[ syll. da-ma-sus, dam-as-us ] The baby boy name Damasus is pronounced DAEMaaZHAHS †. Damasus is of Latin origin and it is used mainly in German. The meaning of Damasus is 'tamer'. It is a biblical name derived from the word daman which is of the meaning 'to tame, to subdue, to kill'. The name was borne by the 4th-century Pope Damasus I who was of Spanish roots, and subsequently the 11th-century Pope Damasus II.

A form of Damasus is the Spanish Damaso.

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Damasus is uncommon as a baby boy name. It is not in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Damasus include Damacus, Damasco, Damasko, Damaskus, Damaso, Damisee, Damisey, Damisi, Damisie, Damisy, Danea, Danika, Dannea, Danukas, Daytona, Deanea, Deanza, Denea, Denleigh, and Dennea.

† approx English pronunciation for Damasus: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; ZH as in "beige (B.EY.ZH" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"


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