Gender Masculine
Scripts Πανταλέων(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Derived from the Greek elements πᾶν (pan) meaning "all" (genitive παντός) and λέων (leon) meaning "lion". This was the name of a 2nd-century BC king of Bactria. It was also borne by Saint Pantaleon (also called Panteleimon), a doctor from Asia Minor who was martyred during the persecutions of the Roman emperor Diocletian in the early 4th century. He is a patron saint of doctors and midwives.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesPanteley(Bulgarian) Pantaleone(Italian) Panteley(Russian)
User SubmissionsPantaléon, Pantaleón


Name Days

Austria: July 27
Poland: July 27
Poland: July 28
Spain: July 27 (as Pantaleón)


Entry updated May 29, 2020