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Spell Check of Damian

Correct spelling: Damian

Common misspellings for Damian:

  • daman (50%)
  • damina (50%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.
boy

Damian

  \d(a)-mian\
 

Origin: Greek

Details:
Damian as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Damian), is pronounced DAY-mee-en. It is of Greek origin. Possibly means "to tame, subdue", though the Greek root is also close to the word for "spirit". The Belgian priest Father Damien is honored as the man who gave his life helping the lepers of Molokai in Hawaii. Saint Damien (third century) is known as the patron saint of physicians. Demyan is the Russian form. Author Damon Runyon; ballet dancer Damien Woetzel.

Sounds Like: Teman, Damone, Dominy, Domino, Domini, Tammany.

Variants: Demyan, Daemon, Daimen, Daimon, Daman, Damen, Dameon, Damiano, Damianos, Damianus, Damien, Damion, Damon, Damyan, Damyen, Damyon, Dayman, Daymian, Daymon.

girl

Damian

  \d(a)-mian\
 

Origin: Greek

Details:
Damian as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Damian), is a variant of Damia (Greek).

Sounds Like: Damiana, Damyan, Damiane.

Examples of usage for Damian:

1) Do you remember giving me the letter to read, that St. Peter Damian wrote to a layman, who preached? - "The Saint", Antonio Fogazzaro Commentator: William Roscoe Thayer.

2) Were Peter Damian still upon earth, To be shocked by such ungodly mirth, He would write your names, with pen of gall, In his Book of Gomorrah, one and all! - "The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow", Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

3) Peter Damian was its man of greatest learning, but the times were intellectually stagnant. - "Horace and His Influence", Grant Showerman.

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