Name Pan Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Pan


Pan is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name Pan

Pan is a name from Greek mythology. He was the god of the wild and nature, of the shepherds and flocks, half-man, half-goat. The word panic ultimately derives from his name, because at noon time he chased resting herd animals, which then got a “panic fright”. Pan is always accompanied by nymphs, as he is known for his lust.

What is the meaning of the name Pan?

Pan means “shepherd” or “protector” (from Arcadian “Paōn/Πάων”) and “all”, “every” (from ancient Greek “pân/πᾶν”) or “companion” and “follower” (from ancient Greek “opā́ōn/ὀπᾱ́ων”).

Pronunciation of Pan

Popularity of the name Pan

The name Pan is ranked #10876 overall.

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