Boy name origins & meanings
- Greek : Tamer
Boy name variations
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.