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.

Related Names

SAME SPELLING: Pallas (2)

Categories

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