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ScriptsΠαλλας Ancient Greek
PronouncedPron.PAL-LAS Classical Greek
PAL-əs English

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.

Related Names

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asteroids, Greek mythology, mythology, uncertain etymology, victims
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute