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What does Pallas mean?

Pallas Pronunciation of Pallas [pal-las] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Pallas is "wisdom". Mythology: another name for Athena, the Greek goddess of wisdom.

Associated with: greek, wisdom, mythology, goddess.


Pallas has 3 variants: Paladia, Palladia and Palles.

Creative forms:
(female) Palla, Pelas, ..

(male) Palley, ..

Middle name pairings:
Pallas Kelly (P.K.), ..

How popular is Pallas?

Pallas is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#21590 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Athena (#157 in recent rankings) is the only prominent variation form of Pallas (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of this relation of Pallas was common among parents in 2015 (adoption of 0.14%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Athena in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Pallas and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Calla, Callan, Dalla, Dallas, Dalles, Dallis, Fallan, Galla, Kalla, Kallan, Lalla, Lillas, Palasha, Palila, Pallma (see Palma), Palma, Paola, Paula, Paulla, Pavla, Pella, Philis, Phillis, Philys, Phylis, Phyllis, Phyllys, Valla, Wallis and Wallys (see Wallis). These names tend to be more frequently used than Pallas.

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