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Gender: Female Meaning of Pallas: "wisdom" Origin of Pallas: Greek

The name Pallas is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "wisdom". Pallas and is often added to lists like Mythological Baby Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

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This rarified Greek name -- in classical mythology Pallas Athena was the goddess of wisdom and the arts -- might appeal to literary-minded parents. Among the raft of stylish girl names that start with P, Pallas is one rare choice that is often overlooked....but shouldn't be.

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Famous People Named Pallas

Pallas Hupé Cotter, author and speaker

Pop Culture References for the name Pallas

Pallas, various figures in Greco-Roman mythology
Pallas, an epithet used by Athena
Pallas, daughter of Triton, who was Athena's foster sister. When she was killed by Zeus Athena adopted her name to honour her.
2 Pallas, asteroid named after the Greek goddess Athena
Pallas' cat, small wildcat
"And the Raven, never flitting, still is sitting - *still* is sitting, / On the pallid bust of Pallas just above my chamber door..." (from Edgar Allan Poe's poem "The Raven")
Unisex name, meaing 'to brandish/to wield a weapon'
"Good Morning, Pallas Athena," short film by Emir Eralp
Sailor Pallas aka PallaPalla is character in "Sailor Moon" anime