"all or shepherd"

Pan Origin and Meaning

The name Pan is a boy's name of Greek, Hindi origin meaning "all or shepherd".

Pan is the Greek god with the legs of a goat and the body of a pipes-playing man known for his mischievousness. Pan is also the god of shepherds, pastures, and fertility. Pan is also a Hindi name meaning leaf or feather.

Pan Popularity

Pan in Pop Culture

  • "Peter Pan"play & novel by James M. Barrie
  • Pantalaimon "Pan"character from His Dark Materials
  • Mentioned in 'A Musical Instrument' (1844) by Elizabeth Barrett Browningpoem whose most famous line, 'What was he doing, the great God Pan,/Down in the reeds by the river?' was thus answered by Robert Ross: 'No question for a lady to ask.'
  • Panmoon of Saturn