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.

Categories

asteroids, Greek mythology, mythology, uncertain etymology, victims

Related Names

SAME SPELLING: Pallas (2)