Given Name PALLAS (1)

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Παλλας (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: PAL-LAS (Classical Greek), PAL-əs (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

Probably derived from a Greek word meaning "maiden". In Greek mythology this was the name of a friend of the goddess Athena. Athena accidentally killed her, and subsequently took the name Pallas in honour of her friend.

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asteroids

Related Names

SAME SPELLING: Pallas (2)