Damian (given name)

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Damian
Saint Damian. Oil painting by the Artés Master, ca. 1500. Wellcome V0017391ER.jpg
Pronunciation /dmən/
Polish pronunciation: [damjan]
Gender Male
Origin
Word/name Greece
Meaning tamer
Region of origin Greece
Other names
Related names Damián, Damien, Damon

Damian, also spelled Damien, Daymian, Daman, Damon, Daemon, Damien, Daymein, Дамиан (Damian), Damiano, Demian, Дамјан (Damjan), Damião, Дамян (Damyan), Демьян (Demyan), etc., is a given name that comes from Damianus, which is the latinisation of the Greek name Δαμιανός (Damianos), derived from the Greek word δαμάζω (damazo), "to conquer, master, overcome, tame", in the form of δαμάω/-ώ (damao), a form assumed as the 1st pers. of δαμᾷ (dama).[1][2][3]

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Notable persons with the name include:

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References[edit]

  1. ^ δαμάζω, Henry George Liddell, Robert Scott, A Greek-English Lexicon, on Perseus Digital Library
  2. ^ δαμάω, Henry George Liddell, Robert Scott, A Greek-English Lexicon, on Perseus Digital Library
  3. ^ δαμᾷ, Greek Word Study Tool, on Perseus Digital Library
  4. ^ http://www.ancientlibrary.com/smith-bio/0942.html