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.

Belgium
Dutch
1597x1598 Damiaen BoonenGes p. 350
England
Latin
1222 Damianus (nom) StPaulDom p. 44
France
Latin
1123 Damianus (nom) CartYonne1 CXXXVI
Middle French
1572 Damien RegPCC-1 p. 642
Hungary
Latin
1324 Damiani (gen) Slíz p. 89, s.n. Damianus; 1327 Damiani (gen) ibid. p. 89, s.n. Damianus; 1332x1337 Damianus (nom) ibid. p. 89, s.n. Damianus, Damyanus (nom) ibid. p. 89, s.n. Damianus; 1337 Demen (nom) ibid. p. 89, s.n. Damianus, domian (nom) ibid. p. 89, s.n. Damianus; 1339 Damiani (gen) ibid. p. 89, s.n. Damianus; 1341 Damiani (gen) ibid. p. 89, s.n. Damianus
Italy
Latin
1348 Dammiani (gen) INP 30
Spain
Catalan
1510 Damia valencia1510 3973
Cite as: M. Slíz, S.L. Uckelman. "Damian". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2018, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2018/1/name/Damian.