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Egyptian baby names go back thousands of years and bring to mind ancient pharaohs—Ptolemy and Cleopatra. Modern Egyptian names are closely related to Arabic names so be sure to take a peek at both.

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Top Egyptian Baby Names

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Abasi

Egyptian: Stern (Swahili)

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Adom

Egyptian: Receives help from the gods

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Aharon

Egyptian: Exalted

Hebrew: See Aaron

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Akhenaten

Egyptian: Devoted to Aten

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Akil

Arabic: Wise, bright, smart, intelligent; stems from Akl, meaning brain

Basque: From the Akil

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Amen

Egyptian: Ra - personification of the power of the universe and god of a united Egypt

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Amenhotep

Egyptian: Name of a pharaoh

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Amon

Egyptian: The great god of Thebes of uncertain origin; This god is also the Hermopolitian Ogdoad and is represented as a man, sometimes...

Hebrew: Hidden, possibly builder; name of one of the kings of Judah

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Amsu

Egyptian: Personification of reproduction

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Anat

Egyptian: A wife of Seth

Hebrew: To sing

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Anippe

Egyptian: Daughter of the Nile

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Anubis

In primitive times, Anubis was merely the jackal god. He was associated with the dead because the jackal was generally seen...

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Asenath

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

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Astarte

Egyptian: Goddess of Syrian origin introduced into Egypt during the 18th Dynasty.

Latin: Phoenician predecessor to the Greek Aphrodite, mythology places her as goddess of war, passionate love, and fertility.

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Ata

Egyptian: Twin

Turkish: Ancestor

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Atemu

Egyptian: Mythical great god of Annu

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Atum

Egyptian: The original sun-god of Heliopolis who was later identified as Ra (Re); Atum was a primordial god that was represented in...

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Ausar

Egyptian: Another name for Osiris

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Auset

Egyptian: Another name for Isis; Most powerful of the female Egyptian goddesses, she was consort and sister to Osirus, mother of Horus...

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Babu

Egyptian: Osiris'' firstborn

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Bakari

Egyptian: Noble oath

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Bastet

Egyptian: In Egyptian mythology, Bastet was a cat-goddess whose cult-center was at Bubastis in the Nile Delta. In the Late Period she...

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Bastet

Egyptian: Masculine variation of the same name; In Egyptian mythology, Bastet was a cat-goddess whose cult-center was at Bubastis in...

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Bes

Egyptian: A dwarf-deity with leonine features; Bes is a domestic god, protector against snakes and various terrors. He was venerated...

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Chibale

African: Kinship

Egyptian: Kinsman

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Chike

African: God´s power

Egyptian: Power of God

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Chione

Egyptian: Mythical daughter of the Nile

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Cleopatra

Egyptian Origin

Greek: Of a famous father or glory of the father; Cleopatra was a queen of ancient Egypt and mistress to Julius Caesar and Mark...

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comter

Egyptian: daughter of Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke

Greek: Maya Angelou, poet

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Dakarai

African: Happiness (Zimbabwe)

Egyptian: Happy

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