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Origin of the name PENDRAGON.
Etymology of the name PENDRAGON.
Meaning of the baby name PENDRAGON.

  

PENDRAGON.  Arthurian.  A title belonging to king Arthur's father Uther Pendragon, meaning "chief leader in war."

    Pendragon, probably a title meaning "chief leader in war."  Dragon is Welsh for a "leader in war," and pen for "head" or "chief."  The title was given to Uther, brother of Constans, and father of prince Arthur.  Like the word "Pharaoh," it is used as a proper name without the article.Geoffrey: Chronicle. vi. (1142).  "... once I read, / That stout Pendragon in his litter sick, / Came to the field, and vanquished his foes." Shakespeare, 1 Henry VI. act iii. sc. 2 (1589). (The Reader's Handbook of Famous Names in Fiction, &c., Brewer, 1899).

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