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The name is an abbreviation of Antipater:
(1) A name of Herod "the tetrarch" (in Jos), son of Herod the Great, the brother of Archelaus (Matthew 14:1; Luke 3:1; 9:7; Acts 13:1). See HEROD.
(2) A martyr of the church of Pergamum, described as "my witness, my faithful one" (Revelation 2:13).
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'ANTIPAS'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.