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Gender: M Origin of Damon: English variation of Damian Meaning of Damian: Greek, "to tame, subdue" Damon's Popularity in 2013: #379

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Damon is a name with a strong, pleasing aura (much like the persona of Matt D.) and extremely positive ancient associations. From the classical myth, Damon and Pythias have become symbols of true friendship, as Damon risked his life to save his friend from execution. And Damon of Athens was the fifth century philosopher who taught both Pericles and Socrates.

Other interesting associations: Damon Runyon wrote Guys and Dolls, Damon is one of the funny Wayans brothers, Damon Dash is a high profile music exec, and Damon Salvatore is a key figure in The Vampire Diaries.

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Famous People Named Damon

Damon Albarn, British rock star
Damon Elliott, son of singer Dionne Warwick
Damon Hill, British Formula 1 Champion
Damon Smith, American rapper
Damon Kyle Wayans, American actor
Matthew Paige "Matt" Damon, American actor

Pop Culture References for the Name Damon

Damon Wildeve, sullen failed engineer and innkeeper, a central character in The Return of the Native (1878) by Thomas Hardy
Damon Young, a main character from Make It or Break It
Damon Salvatore, one of the male protagonists of The Vampire Diaries
Damon Gant, character in the Ace Attorney video game series
Damon Dawson, from the TV series "Heroes"
This is "nomad" spelled backwards.

Daman, Damen, Damin, Daymon

Damon's International Variations

Daimon (Greek) Damone (Italian)