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The name Damon is of Greek origin, and means to tame.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Damon has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Damon
Use of the Name Damon for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
53,701 50,454 21,043 10,103 5,094 1,994 976
The table below indicates the number of times the name Damon has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Damon
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18808406  
1881    
1882    
1883    
1884    
1885    
1886    
1887    
1888    
1889    
1890    
1891    
189265111  
18938507  
1894    
18958098  
1896    
1897    
18989057  
18998787  
190080011  
19019756  
1902    
1903    
190465113  
190555018  
19068679  
190774713  
1908    
190990511  
1910    
1911    
191278531  
1913    
1914    
191598541  
191679361  
1917    
191899246  
191983961  
192086962  
1921    
192281069  
192395152  
192489760  
192584961  
192677870  
192786561  
192877770  
192997648  
193089255  
193190051  
193278965  
193370373  
193475866  
193590549  
193671969  
193771970  
193876464  
193971470  
194077264  
194176765  
194266095  
194376772  
194471276  
194572471  
1946637102  
1947577138  
1948657106  
1949585132  
1950628120  
1951598135  
1952611133  
1953539172  
1954497214  
1955502215  
1956493234  
1957482262  
1958513227  
1959432339  
1960418361  
1961367467  
1962358488  
1963281748  
1964298701  
1965280719  
1966241866  
1967226976  
19681881,332  
19691881,458  
19701741,621  
19711701,577  
19721371,922  
19731262,040  
19741102,362  
19751142,277  
19761042,451  
19771122,353  
19781331,972  
19791661,443  
1980251899  
1981293684  
1982306639  
1983319599  
1984323593  
1985330594  
1986342559  
1987365532  
1988355583  
1989352644  
1990321787  
1991291888  
19922841,006  
1993281999  
1994293934  
1995283958  
1996279998  
1997284985  
19982741,048  
19992851,020  
20002901,041  
20012881,038  
20022911,021  
20032971,018  
2004314976  
Totals:  53,701 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Damon as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Damon appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 102 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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