French from Greek"to tame, subdue"
Damien Origin and Meaning
The name Damien is boy's name of Russian origin meaning "to tame, subdue".
Converting Damian to Damien – or Julian to Julien or Lucian to Lucien – adds a certain je ne sais quoi to names. But most people in English speaking areas will still pronounce this the same as the -an ending form. The French pronunciation is more like "dah-mee-u(n)".
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Famous People Named Damien
- Saint Damien of Molokai (born Jozef De Veuster)Belgian priest who cared for lepers
- Damien ChouinardHoule, son of Québécoise Instagram Influencer mum, Lydia Chouinard,Houle
- Damien RiceIrish singer,songwriter
- Damien Leo LeithIrish,Australian singer,songwriter
- Damien Richard FaheyAmerican TV host and writer
- Damien HaasAmerican actor and Smosh personality
- Damien Steven HirstEnglish artist
- Damien Anthony DuffIrish footballer
- Damien Sayre ChazelleAmerican film director
- Damien Le TallecFrench footballer
- Damien Sandowring name of Aaron Steven Haddad, American pro wrestler
- Damien BodieAustralian actor
- Damien Wayne EcholsAmerican memoirist; one of the West Memphis Three
- Damien Hollandson of singer Chaka Khan
- Damien Dante Wayansson of actress Elvira Wayans
- Damien Nettles (b. 1980)16 year old British boy who has and still is currently missing from Cowes on the Isle of Wight in 1996
Damien in Pop Culture
- "Damien" TV show
- Sgt. Damien Scottmain character in TV series "Strike Back," played by actor Sullivan Stapleton
- Damien Delgaardrecurring villain on "Gossip Girl"
- Damien Karrasa priest in the classic horror film "The Exorcist"
- Damien Thornthe main character in "The Omen" horror film franchise
- Damien Maslincharacter in the "House of Night" series
- Damien Brenkscharacter in the video game 'Watch Dogs'
- Damien DarhkDC character and character on The CW's "Arrow"
- Damien Helbournecharacter in the video game "Fantasy Life"
- Damien Bloodmarchcharacter in the video game "Dream Daddy"
- Damien (The Mayor)character in the web series "Who Killed Markiplier"
- Damien Trottercharacter in British sitcom "Only Fools and Horses"
- Damiencharacter from Deathvalley RPG