Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Damian m. A derivative of Ancient Greek δαμά(ζ)ω 'to tame'.

The name of a 3rd C Roman martyr, a 6th C saint, and an 8th C Italian saint.

England
Latin
1222 Damianus (nom) StPaulDom p. 44
Italy
Latin
1348 Dammiani (gen) INP 30
Spain
Catalan
1510 Damia valencia1510 3973
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Damian". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Damian.