Meaning and Origin of: Damon

Greek : Tamer

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Greek : Tamer

Family name origins & meanings

  • English and Scottish : from the personal name Damon, from a classical Greek name, a derivative of damān ‘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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