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Gender: Male Origin of Damien: French variation of Damian Damien's Popularity in 2017: #266

The name Damien is a boy's name of Russian origin. Damien is ranked #266 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Gothic Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "This or That~ Triplets".

From the experts:

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.

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Famous People Named Damien

Saint Damien of Molokai (born Jozef De Veuster), Belgian priest who cared for lepers
Damien Rice, Irish singer-songwriter
Damien Leo Leith, Irish-Australian singer-songwriter
Damien Richard Fahey, American TV host and writer
Damien Haas, American actor
Damien Steven Hirst, English artist
Damien Anthony Duff, Irish footballer
Damien Sayre Chazelle, American film director
Damien Le Tallec, French footballer
Damien Sandow, ring name of Aaron Steven Haddad, American pro wrestler
Damien Bodie, Australian actor
Damien Wayne Echols, American memoirist; one of the West Memphis Three
Damien Holland, son of singer Chaka Khan
Damien Dante Wayans, son of actress Elvira Wayans

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
Damien Maslin, character in the "House of Night" series
Damien Brenks, character in the video game 'Watch Dogs'
Damien Darhk, DC character and character on The CW's "Arrow"
Damien Helbourne, character in the video game "Fantasy Life"
Damien Bloodmarch, character in the video game "Dream Daddy"
Damien (The Mayor), character in the web series "Who Killed Markiplier"
Damien Trotter, character in British sitcom "Only Fools and Horses"