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Gender Masculine
Scripts Πανθηρας(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Derived from Greek πανθηρ (panther) meaning "panther", a word ultimately of Sanskrit origin, though folk etymology connects it to Greek παν (pan) meaning "all" and θηραω (therao) meaning "to hunt". According to some legends a Roman soldier named Panthera was the father of Jesus.

Sources & References

  1. Lexicon of Greek Personal Names, available from https://www.lgpn.ox.ac.uk/publications/.
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