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


Pan is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the 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 does the name Pan mean?

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 #11052 overall.

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