variation of the name Damon
. The name has been recently popularized by two movie
s: "The Exorcist
" and "The Omen
". In "The Exorcist", Father Damien
is a protagonist of the story. In "The Omen", Damien Thorn
is the Antichrist
, with a little 666
birthmark on his head.
There is also a moderately well-known historical Father Jospeh Damien who treated lepers in the Phillipines.
Most importantly, it's my name. Huzzah!