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Egyptian names - Baby names with the origin Egyptian

Name Like The Egyptians Naming your little legacy from the origin of an ancient civilization which still remains mostly a mystery to the modern world, adds intriguing mystery weighted with power and strength. Name meanings from Egyptian origin are intentionally specific and embody great significance. The Country of Egypt The Arab Republic of Egypt, the official name of the country which serves as a land bridge to Asia, is part of No .Africa. Egypt covers approximately  is bordered by Israel (NE), Sudan (S), Libya (W), Red Sea (E), and the Mediterranean Sea (N). Egypt is a country with peculiar geographical local. Serving as a connection between two continents (Asia & Africa), it’s desert habitat is bordered by two major waterways making it a natural trading port and a land traversed by many cultures. Ancient Egyptian People The Egyptians were highly skilled craftsman constructing two of the world’s Great Wonders, the Sphinx and the Pyramids. The functional use for these elaborate architectural icons still eludes geologists and scientists alike. How the people of ancient Egypt were able to build these amazingly heavy, finely chiseled structures remains a mystery today, as well. Their personal nomenclature designations for their offspring references their spiritual beliefs, as well as their acute understanding and respect for the elements. The ancient language, Egyptian, was part of the Afrto-Asiatic language family and was spoken until the 3rd century in Egypt. Egyptian Mythology Names The Ancient Egyptians were polytheists (worshipped multiple gods) including the elements. In naming practices for their children and for supreme god creations, the Egyptians often combined 2 or more mythological variations. For example, Amon (yamanu) means "hidden one" and refers back to the Thebes revered god of creativity, air, and fertility. His attributes were assimilated into those of Ra the Egyptian sun god. Combined, the two make a supreme solar deity called Amon-Ra. He appears in recovered artwork with a solar disk around his head. Anubus was considered the "golden child" He ruled the underworld with the face of a jackal and the body of a man. Osiris derives from the Greek form for Asar (Egyptian), meaning unknown. Osiris was the Egyptian judge of the underworld and god of the dead. Isis, his wife, brought him back to ‘life’ after Seth, his brother, killed him. Isis is from the Greek, derived from the Egyptian ‘Ueset’ or ‘Iset’, meaning "the throne". According to the myth, she was the wife of Osiris, mother to Horus. Isis outfitted with a headdress shaped like a thorn was the goddess of nature and the sky. Later infused with Hathor, another goddess, Isis is depicted with cow horns on her head. This horned Egyptian goddess was an idol also worshipped by the Romans and Greeks. Horus derives from the Greek form for the Egyptian Hrw probably meaning "high" or "falcon". He’s drawn by the Egyptians as a man with a falcon’s head. Horus was the son of Isis and Osiris. The god of light, Horus killed Seth to avenge his father’s murder. Interesting Names & Meanings Ptolemy and Amenhotep, popular names for Egyptian males, are the namesakes of former pharaohs. In ancient Egypt, pharaohs were more than rulers or kings. According to history, pharaohs were believed to be gods by the people, possessing great power and absolute authority over those he ruled.11 former New Kingdom Egyptian kings held the name Rameses. The elemental breakdown indicating the meaning is as follows: Rmssu (son of Ra) = Ra (supreme Egyptian sun god) + mes (son) or mesu (be born) Names for Egyptian goddesses are also commonly used for baby girls, like Isis (the supreme star goddess), Nefrititi (beautiful one has come) and Uadjit (cobra goddess). Aapep or Apapi (moon snake) is a mythical, ancient name seeing recent modern popularity. This giant snake would try to get souls departing for the afterlife. Those caught would cease to exist. Not exactly a comforting bedtime story, but it’s a pretty cool name. Atahalna (he interrupts) is a popular name for Egyptian boys which comes from North American and has a Native American origin. Other popular Egyptian originated names from the Middle Eastern and African continents are listed below with their meaning.

Rank
Name
M/F
Egyptian Meaning

1
Upton
M
high village

2
Adio
M
Righteous

3
Yafeu
M
Bold

4
Kanika
F
Black

5
Nailah
F
Successful

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Aziza Egyptian Cherished, beloved (Swahili),
Respected. Darling.
Cherished, beloved,
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Kanika Egyptian - Boy Shortlist
Monifa Egyptian - Boy Shortlist
Neema Egyptian Sun; Thread; Blessed
Born in prosperity (Swahili),
Born to wealthy parents
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Ramla Egyptian Prophetess,
Prophetess
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Raziya Egyptian - Boy Shortlist
REHEMA Egyptian Second-born child.
Swahili name meaning 'compassion.'
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Shani Egyptian Sea God
Wonderful
Wonderful,
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Siti Egyptian Woman of respect.
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Adom Egyptian Receives help from the gods
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Baba Egyptian Born on a Thursday.
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Babu Egyptian Osiris'' firstborn
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BAST Egyptian Personification of the heat of the sun
Of the City of Bubastis
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Cheops Egyptian Name of a pharaoh
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Hanif Egyptian Believes without doubt
Believes.
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LISIMBA Egyptian - Boy Shortlist
Mandisa Egyptian Sweetness,
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Maskini Egyptian Poor
Swahili name and Kiswahili word meaning 'poor.'
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Musa Egyptian Arabic variant of Moses,
Egyptian variant of Moses
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Odion Egyptian First born of twins.
First child of the twins,
Born of twins
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Ramses Egyptian Begotten by or belonging to Ra, the sun god; the name of several powerful Pharoahs of ancient Egypt
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Rashidi Egyptian Thinker; counselor (Swahili),
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SADIKI Egyptian Believe
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Sudi Egyptian Lueky
Swahili name meaning 'success' or 'luck.'
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Moesha Egyptian Saved. Taken from the water; Child. The feminine form of Moses.
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Moses Egyptian Son.
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Tuvya Egyptian God's goodness
Name of a pharaoh; King Nebkheperura Tutankhamun (King Tut) remains the most famous of all the Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt, but in fact he was a short-lived and fairly insignificant ruler during a transitional period in history. Little was known of him prior to Howard Carter's methodical detective work, but the discovery of his tomb and the amazing contents it held ultimately ensured this boy king of the immortality he sought.
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Latif Egyptian Gentle, kind, pleasant, nice; spelling variant of Lutfi,
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Rania Egyptian Delightful,
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Jabari Egyptian Fearless, brave,
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SABAH Egyptian Morning,
Morning. Bright.
Born in the morning
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ZANE Egyptian Well-born, noble (Swahili),
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Jamila Egyptian - Boy Shortlist
Nenet Egyptian Born by the sea.
Water goddess
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Lukman Egyptian A prophet
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Aswad Egyptian Black,
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Gamal Egyptian Camel. A form of Jamal, beautiful, Handsome.
Handsome, beautiful; President of Egypt Gamal Abdel Nasser ruled from the time of the revolution in 1952 until his death in 1970.
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Zaim Egyptian Flowering (Swahili),
White, flowering, beauty,
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Jaffa Egyptian Beauty.
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Tuccia Egyptian A Vestal Virgin.
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Undine Egyptian Wave of water.
Little mother
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Khalid Egyptian Immortal. Deathless. Eternal.
Eternal, immortal, glorious,
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Farida Egyptian Turquoise
Unique, peerless; feminine form of Farid,
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Teya Egyptian - Shortlist
Tiarna Egyptian - Shortlist
Sahari Egyptian Unknown
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Amen Egyptian Ra - personification of the power of the universe and god of a united Egypt
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Amon Egyptian Hidden, possibly builder; name of one of the kings of Judah
The great god of Thebes of uncertain origin; This god is also the Hermopolitian Ogdoad and is represented as a man, sometimes ithyphallic. Identified with Ra as Amon-Ra, sacred animals, the ram, and the goose, Amon was part of the Theban Triad, along with Mut and Khonsu.,
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Amsi Egyptian Personification of reproduction
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Amsu Egyptian - Boy Shortlist