Damon Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from the personal name Damon, from a classical Greek name, a derivative of daman ‘to kill’. Compare Damian. Respelling of the French surname D’Amont, a topographic name, with the preposition d(e) denoting someone who lived à mont ‘uphill’, i.e. on high ground above a village or settlement.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Daron, Amon, Hamon, Daymon, Daman, Salmon, Amos, Kamin, Dalton

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Damon Family Origin

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Damon Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    15%
  • Laundress

    5%
  • Naturalist (Bird Stuffer)

    5%
  • Annuitant

    3%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Laundress and Naturalist (Bird Stuffer) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Damon. A less common occupation for the Damon family was Annuitant. The most common Damon occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 15% of Damon's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Damon Historical Records

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Damon Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Damon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Damon in 1942 was 29, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Damon

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