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pallas girl

First name origin & meaning:

Greek: Another name for Athena, goddess of the arts, goddess of wisdom

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. German (of Slavic origin): from a pet form of the personal name Pavel or Paweł, respectively the Czech and Polish forms of Paul, or from a Sorbian cognate.
  2. German (of Slavic origin): nickname for a small man, from Slavic palac ‘thumb’.
  3. Irish: MacLysaght ascribes the origin of this surname in Ireland to the arrival there in the 15th century of a Lombard family of bankers named de Palatio.
  4. English: from Old French palis, paleis ‘palisade’, ‘fence’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a palisade or a metonymic occupational name for a maker of fences.
  5. English: possibly a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked at a palace (bishop’s, archbishop’s, or royal), from Old French, Middle English palais, paleis.
  6. English: metonymic occupational name for a worker at a straw stack, from Old French paille ‘straw’ + Middle English hous ‘house’.
  7. Greek: ornamental name or nickname from Albanian pallë ‘sword’.
  8. Catalan (Pallàs): variant spelling of Pallars, a regional name from the Catalan district of Pallars, in the Pyrenees.
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August 30, 2014



Keep it hot (or cold)! No one likes cold soup or warm, wilted salad. Use a thermos or ice pack in your child's lunch box to help keep his lunch fresh until it's time to eat.


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