Damon Decker in the US

  1. #2,496,031 Damon Chambers
  2. #2,496,032 Damon Clements
  3. #2,496,033 Damon Craig
  4. #2,496,034 Damon Curry
  5. #2,496,035 Damon Decker
  6. #2,496,036 Damon Felder
  7. #2,496,037 Damon Gamble
  8. #2,496,038 Damon Gates
  9. #2,496,039 Damon Glenn
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Meaning & Origins

From a classical Greek name, a derivative of damān ‘to tame, subdue’ (often a euphemism for ‘kill’). This was made famous in antiquity by the story of Damon and Pythias. In the early 4th century bc Pythias was condemned to death by Dionysius, ruler of Syracuse. His friend Damon offered to stand surety for him, and took his place in the condemned cell while Pythias put his affairs in order. When Pythias duly returned to be executed rather than absconding and leaving his friend to his fate, Dionysius was so impressed by the trust and friendship of the two young men that he pardoned both of them. The name was not used in the early centuries of the Christian era or during the Middle Ages. Its modern use dates from the 1930s and is due at least in part to the fame of the American short-story writer Damon Runyon (1884–1946). It is sometimes taken as a variant of Damian.
856th in the U.S.
German: occupational name for a roofer (thatcher, tiler, slater, or shingler) or a carpenter or builder, from an agent derivative of Middle High German decke ‘covering’, a word which was normally used to refer to roofs, but sometimes also to other sorts of covering; modern German Decke still has the twin senses ‘ceiling’ and ‘blanket’.
537th in the U.S.

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