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Type Surname (from location)
Usage French
Pronounced Pron. DA-MAS  [key]

Meaning & History

French form of Damascus. Famous bearer Léon-Gontran Damas (1912-1978) was a French poet and politican from French Guiana, cofounder of the Négritude Mouvement and author of the collection "Black Label".
Added 3/8/2020 by Harmonide
Edited 4/30/2024 by Mike C