Egyptian girl names

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Egyptian girl names starting with A

Acenath – Acenath as a girl’s name is of Egyptian origin, and the meaning of Acenath is ‘she belongs to her father’. Acenath is a variant of the Egyptian name Asenath.

Ambarlie – Ambarlie as a girl’s name is of Arabic and Old English origins, and the meaning of Ambarlie is ‘amber’. Ambarlie is a variant of Amberly, a combination of the Arabic name Amber and the Old English name Kimberly.

Anat – A wife of Seth

Anippe – Daughter of the Nile

Asenat – Hebrew form of ASENATH

Asenath – Gift of the sun-god, In the Bible, Asenath is Joseph”s Egyptian wife and mother of his sons Manasseh and Ephraim.

Asenath – Means ‘devoted to the goddess NEITH’ in Ancient Egyptian. In the Old Testament this is the name of Joseph’s Egyptian wife. She was the mother of Manasseh and Ephraim

Aseneth – Form of ASENATH used in the Latin Bible

Asenneth – Form of ASENATH used in the Greek Old Testament

Astarte – Goddess of Syrian origin introduced into Egypt during the 18th Dynasty.

Auset – Another name for Isis, Most powerful of the female Egyptian goddesses, she was consort and sister to Osirus, mother of Horus, and is usually depicted as a motherly woman with arms wide open.

Azeneth – Spanish form of ASENATH

Egyptian girl names starting with B

Bast – Possibly means ‘fire, heat’ or ‘ointment jar’ in Egyptian. In Egyptian mythology Bast was a goddess of cats, fertility and the sun who was considered a protector of Lower Egypt. She was often depicted with the head of a lioness or a house cat. As her role in the Egyptian pantheon diminished, she was called Bastet

Bastet – In Egyptian mythology, Bastet was a cat-goddess whose cult-center was at Bubastis in the Nile Delta. In the Late Period she was regarded as a beneficent deity.

Bastet – Variant of BAST. This form of the name, a diminutive, was given to her after the similar goddess Sekhmet (protector of Upper Egypt) became more important

Berenike – One who brings victory.

Egyptian girl names starting with C

Chione – Mythical daughter of the Nile

Chione – Daughter of Nile

Cleopatra

Cliupatra – A form of given name Cleopatra, meaning she who brings glory to the father.

Comter – daughter of Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke

Egyptian girl names starting with D

Dalilah – Languish, weak

Dora – Short form of DOROTTYA and names that end in dora, such as TEODORA or HALLDORA

Dorean – Variant of DOREEN

Doreen – Combination of DORA and the name suffix een. The name was (first) used by novelist Edna Lyall in her novel ‘Doreen’ (1894)

Doretta – Diminutive of DORA

Doria – Possibly a feminine form of DORIAN or an elaboration of DORA

Dorina – Elaboration of DORA

Dorinda – Combination of DORA and the name suffix inda. It was apparently coined by the English writers John Dryden and William D’Avenant for their play ‘The Enchanted Island’ (1667). In the play, a loose adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’, Dorinda is the sister of Miranda

Dorine – Variant of DOREEN

Dorita – Diminutive of DORA

Egyptian girl names starting with E

Easter – Easter as a girl’s name is of Egyptian origin meaning ‘Christian spring festival’.

Ebonee – Black.

Ebonee – Its Egyptian and greek meaning is Black.

Eboney – Its derived from the Egyptian word ebony meaning is Black.

Eboni – Its Egyptian meaning is Black.

Ebonique – Black.

Ebony – Black.

Ebony – A person who is beautiful both from inside and outside.

Edrice – A prosperous ruler

Egyptian girl names starting with F

Farida

Feme – A name of love

Fukayna – Knowledgeable, intelligent

Egyptian girl names starting with G

Gamila – Beautiful

Egyptian girl names starting with H

Habibah – My sweetheart, my beloved

Hasina – Good

Hathor – The goddess of love, dance, and alcohol was depicted as a cow. At Thebes she was also Sakmet, the goddess of the dead and destruction. She was worshipped at Dendera as the consort of Horus and Edfu, and was associated with Isis at Byblos.

Hathor – Greek form of Egyptian Het-Heru meaning ‘the house of Horus’, derived from Egyptian hwt ‘house’ combined with Hr the god HORUS. In Egyptian mythology she was the goddess of love, often depicted with the head of a cow

Hatshepsut – Princess Hatshepsut was the daughter of Thutmose I and Queen Ahmes

Heba – The Gift of God, Generous Gift

Heqet – Mythical frog-headed goddess of Antinoopolis where she was associated with Khnum, a helper of women in childbirth.

Het-Heru – Egyptian form of HATHOR

Egyptian girl names starting with I

Isadora – Variant of ISIDORA. A famous bearer was the American dancer Isadora Duncan (1877-1927)

Iset – Reconstructed Egyptian form of ISIS

Isidora – Feminine form of ISIDORE. This was the name of a 4th-century Egyptian saint and hermitess

Isis – Most powerful of the female Egyptian goddesses, she was consort and sister to Osirus, mother of Horus, and is usually depicted as a motherly woman with arms wide open. Isis was worshipped at the Island of Philae, and was later worshipped over the entire Roman Empire.

Isis – Greek form of Egyptian Ist (reconstructed as Iset or Ueset), which possibly meant ‘the throne’. In Egyptian mythology Isis was the goddess of the sky and nature, the wife of Osiris and the mother of Horus. She was originally depicted wearing a throne-shaped headdress, but in later times she was conflated with the goddess Hathor and depicted having the horns of a cow on her head. She was also worshipped by people outside of Egypt, such as the Greeks and Romans

Issy – Diminutive of ISIDORE, ISABELLA and other names beginning with Is

Izidora – Hungarian form of ISIDORA

Izzy – Diminutive of ISIDORE, ISABEL, ISRAEL, and other names beginning with a similar sound

Egyptian girl names starting with J

Jomana – people with this name are noble and most admired. They love music and are cheerful. They never regret their decisions and are old fashioned.

Egyptian girl names starting with K

Kamilah – Perfection

Keket – Mythical goddess of darkness

Kesi – Born of a troubled father

Khepri – The scarab-beetle god identified with Re (Ra) as a creator god, often represented as a beetle within the sun-disk

Khepri – Morning sun

Kissa – Sister of twins

Kissa – Kissa means Sister of Twins

Kleopatra – A form of Cleopatra, meaning glory to father.

Egyptian girl names starting with L

Lapis – A beautiful azure-blue stone that has been used in jewelry and for its medicinal value since ancient times

Lapis – A semi-precious stone of the intense blue colour

Lateefah Latifah – A woman who has gentle,kind and tame nature

Lateefah – Pleasant and kind person of tender character

Layla

Lotus

Egyptian girl names starting with M

Maat – Mythical goddess of orderly conduct, order, truth and justice, she was represented as a woman with an ostrich feather on her head.

Mandisa

Mandisa – Egyptian name describing something sweet

Mariam – Hebrew – Wished for child, Sea of bitterness, To Swell, A variant form of Maria, As Mary.

Masika – A girl who was born during the rain

Massika – She is born during the rain

Maye – Amun’s beloved one

Midge – darling one to Amun.

Mosi – Born first

Moswen – The light skin toned person

Mut – Mythical mother, ancient Egyptian war goddess, consort of Amon and part of the Theban Triad group of gods. Mut was worshipped at Thebes.

Egyptian girl names starting with N

Nabirye – Mother of twins

Naeemah – A caring and compassionate woman.

Nailah – Successful

Nailah – Positive, uplifting, and triumphant.

Nane – A nice natured person

Nanu – Pretty or cute or handsome.

Naunet – Mythical goddess of the ocean

Nawa – Storm, Those storms that recur roughly at the same time each year have names, taken from the historic Coptic language.

Neema – Born to wealthy parents

Nefertari – The most pretty or gorgeous or nice looking.

Neferteri – The gorgeous one, prettiest

Nefertiri – The one who is most gorgeous, attractive and smart looking.

Nefertiti – The beautiful woman has come, name of ancient Egyptian queen

Nefertiti – One of the names of the lady monarch.

Neferure – Human being, mankind or woman kind.

Nefret – Most stunning, lovely, nice looking.

Neith – The divine mother, great creator-goddess, In ancient Egyptian mythology, Neith is shown wearing a red crown, her emblem is a shield with two crossed arrows worn on her head. Neith was later associated with Athena by the Greeks .

Neith – Greek form of Egyptian Nit, possibly meaning ‘water’. This was the name of an early Egyptian goddess of weaving, hunting and war. Her character may have some correspondences with the goddesses Tanith, Anat or Athena

Nenet – The person who is spiritual and divine.

Nephthys – Mythical nature goddess, sister of Isis

Nephthys – Greek form of Egyptian Nebt-Het meaning ‘lady of the house’, derived from Egyptian nbt ‘lady’ and hwt ‘house’. This was the name of an Egyptian goddess associated with the air, death and mourning. She was wife of the desert god Seth

Net – The divine mother

Nile – From the Nile

Nit – Variant of NEITH

Nour – The person who has superfluous in whole things.

Nubia – From Nubia (ancient name for Ethiopia)

Nubia – The one who resembles golden treasures.

Egyptian girl names starting with O

Omorose – Beautiful child (Nigeria)

Onofria – Name of an ancient Egyptian God.

Egyptian girl names starting with Q

Quibilah – Peaceful

Egyptian girl names starting with R

Rabiah – Born in the spring

Ramla – Prophetess

Rana – A beautiful looking woman

Rania – Delightful

Rashida – Righteous

Rehema – A cmpasionate woman of kind heart

Egyptian girl names starting with S

Sabah – Born in the morning

Safiya – One who is pure

Sakhmet – A lion-headed goddess worshipped in Memphis, wife of Ra

Salma – She who brings peace

Sanura – Kitten

Sara – Princess

Sarah – Princess

Sekhet – To be powerful

Selma – Secure

Sesheta – Sesheta as a girl’s name is of Egyptian origin referring to the goddess of the stars and the patroness of writing and literature.

Shani – Wonderful

Shani – A wonderful woman

Skylar – Sky. Also variant of Schuyler meaning scholar.

Suma – Ask

Egyptian girl names starting with T

Tale – Green

Tanit – One who owns an estate

Tanith – Derived from the name of the main goddess of Carthage

Tauret – Goddess of pregnant women

Tefnut – God of atmospheric moisture, With Shu, Tefnut formed the first pair of the Heliopolitan Ennead.

Thema – The queen

Tiahna – Name of a pharsoh

Tiye – The deity of light, an ancient Egyptian queen

Torberta – King

Egyptian girl names starting with U

Udele – Another form of Hathor

Undine – Little mother

Egyptian girl names starting with W

Wallis – Newly born