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Is Damon a good name?

The name Damon is a boy's name of English origin. 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.

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Also asked, is Damon a common name?

Damon is much better sounding. Damon or Damen in Greek means "To Tame, Subdue." In German this name means "Demon". Damon Knight, American science fiction writer. According to Greek legend, Damon and Pythias were friends who lived on Syracuse in the 4th century BC.

One may also ask, is Damon a name? Damon is a masculine given name derived from Greek δαμαζω (damazo) meaning "to tame".

Likewise, people ask, is Damon a boy or girl name?

Damon: It's a boy! Since 1880, a total of 59,306 boys have been given the name Damon while we have no record of any girls being named Damon.

Where does the last name Damon come from?

English and Scottish: from the personal name Damon, from a classical Greek name, a derivative of daman 'to kill'. Compare Damian. Respelling of the French surname D'Amont, a topographic name, with the preposition d(e) denoting someone who lived à mont 'uphill', i.e. on high ground above a village or settlement.

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