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Pantaleon

Heartpan-ta-LAY-on
Greek
"lion of all"

Pantaleon Origin and Meaning

The name Pantaleon is boy's name meaning "lion of all".
This was the name of a 2nd-century BC king of Bactria. It was also borne by Saint Pantaleon – also called Panteleimon, as in Lyra's daemon in the His Dark Materials trilogy – who was a doctor martyred during the persecutions of the Roman emperor Diocletian in the early 4th century. He is a patron saint of doctors and midwives.