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Gender: M Origin of Damien: French variation of Damian Damien's Popularity in 2015: #254

Converting Damian to Damien -- or Julian to Julien or Lucian to Lucien -- adds a certain je ne sais quoi to names. But most people won't know that you're using the French form and will just think you're fuzzy on your spelling.

Famous People Named Damien

St. Damien of Molokai
Damien Fahey, American broadcast journalist
Damien Haas, American actor
Damien Hirst, British artist
Damien Sandow, American professional wrestler
Damien Dante Wayans, son of actress Elvira Wayans
Damien Bodie, Australian actor

Pop Culture References for the name Damien

"Damien," TV show
Sgt. Damien Scott, main character in TV series "Strike Back," played by actor Sullivan Stapleton
Damien Delgaard, recurring villain on "Gossip Girl"
Damien Karras, a priest in the classic horror film "The Exorcist"
Damien Thorn, the main character in "The Omen" horror film franchise and the TV show "Damien"
Damien Maslin, character in the "House of Night" series
Damien Brenks, character in the video game 'Watch Dogs'
Damien Darhk, character on TV's "Arrow"