PalladiosmGreek Mythology Means "palladium" in Greek. In Greek mythology and legend, palladium (or palladion) was a magical metal that the safety of the ancient city of Troy depended on. Nowadays the word palladium is used to describe anything that will provide the well-being of a country or nation.
PaltielmBiblical, Hebrew Means "God is my savior" or "deliverance of God" in Hebrew, derived from Hebrew palat "to deliver, to rescue, to escape" combined with el "God". In the bible, this was the name of two Israelites.
PammachiusmLate Greek (Latinized) Latinized form of a Greek name that probably consisted of the Greek elements παν (pan) "all" and μαχη (mache) "battle", which effectively gives the name the meaning of "the one who fights all"... [more]
PamounmCoptic Means "of Amon" or "he who belongs to Amon" in Coptic. The name ultimately derives from the Egyptian masculine prefix (or article/pronoun) pa combined with Amoun, the Coptic form of Amon.
PamphilefAncient Greek, Greek Mythology Feminine form of Pamphilos. This was the name of a legendary woman who invented silk weaving on the Greek island of Kos. A historic bearer was Pamphile of Epidaurus, a 1st-century historian who was much esteemed in antiquity for her Historical Commentaries... [more]
PampineafLiterature Derived from Latin pampineus meaning "garlanded with vine-leaves, flourishing". The Italian novelist Boccaccio used this name in his work The Decameron (1350), where it belongs to one of the seven young women at the heart of the story (alongside Fiammetta, Filomena, Emilia, Lauretta, Neifile, and Elissa).... [more]
PanamInuit Mythology In Inuit mythology, Pana was the god who cared for souls in the underworld (Adlivun) before they were reincarnated.... [more]
PanaceafGreek Mythology (Latinized) Latinized form of Greek Πανάκεια (Panakeia), from Greek πανακής (panakês) "all-healing". This word, πανάκεια (panakeia), was used of various herbs reputed to have universal healing powers, and was personified as a goddess of remedies, cures and universal healing, daughter to Asclepius and Epione... [more]
PanaitiosmAncient Greek Derived from the Greek adjective παναίτιος (panaitios) meaning "cause of all, to whom all the guilt belongs". It is a compound word, of which the first element consists of πᾶν (pan), the neuter singular of Greek πᾶς (pas) meaning "all, every, each"... [more]
PandarusmGreek Mythology (Latinized), Literature, Theatre Latinized form of Greek Πάνδαρος (Pandaros), which was possibly derived from παν (pan) "all" and an uncertain second element. This is the name of a mythical archer who appears in stories of the Trojan War, and "who by an arrow-shot violates the truce between the Trojans and Greeks, and is afterwards slain by Diomedes." In Homer's 'Iliad' he is portrayed as an energetic and impetuous warrior, but in medieval literature he becomes a witty and licentious figure who facilitates the affair between Troilus and Cressida... [more]
Pandem & fBalinese From a title given to a member of a clan of blacksmiths, probably derived from Balinese memande meaning "metalsmith, ironsmith".
PandiafGreek Mythology (Latinized) In some cases this is a latinized form of Greek Πανδείη (Pandeie) or Πανδεία (Pandeia) - though the spelling Πανδία (Pandia) has also been used - which may be related to the word πανδῖος (pandios) meaning "all-divine"... [more]
PandianmTamil The name of a dynasty which ruled southern india for many centuries...
PandoreafEnglish (Australian) A genus of climbing vines native to Australasia. Named after Pandora from Greek mythology, because the plant's tightly packed seed pod recalls the myth of "Pandora's box".
PandorosmAncient Greek Ancient Greek name with the elements (pan) "all" and (doron) "gift" meaning "all gifted". It is the masculine form of Pandora
PandrososfGreek Mythology Means "all bedewed" from a combination of Greek παν (pan) "all" and δροσος (drosos) "dew". In Greek mythology Pandrosos was one of the three daughters of Kekrops, the first king of Athens, along with her sisters Aglauros and Herse... [more]
PandrosusfGreek Mythology Derived from πᾰν- (pan-) meaning "all" and δρόσος (drósos) meaning "dew, pure water" or "young of animals".
PandumHinduism Means "pale, whitish, yellowish" in Sanskrit. In the Hindu epic the Mahabharata this is the name of the father of the Pandavas and the husband of Kunti.
PandulfmAncient Germanic, History The first element of this name comes from banda, which is derived from Langobardic bando "flag, banner" or from Old High German banz "province, countryside." The first element might also come from Greek pan "all", but this is unlikely... [more]
PanhumChinese Mythology, Far Eastern Mythology From a combination of the characters 盘 (pan, meaning “plate”) and 瓠 (hu, meaning “gourd”). This is the name of a hound in Chinese mythology who possessed a five-colored pelt. He is considered the ancestor of several ethnic minorities in southern China, such as the Yao and She peoples.
PaninnguaqfGreenlandic Means "sweet little daughter", from Greenlandic panik "daughter" combined with the endearing diminutive suffix nnguaq. This is the second most popular name for girls born in Greenland (after Pipaluk).
PanisafThai Possibly from Thai ปาณิ (pani) meaning "hand, palm".