Gender Masculine
Scripts Πανθήρας(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

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

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Sources & References

  1. Lexicon of Greek Personal Names, available from
Entry updated May 29, 2020