122 Egyptian Baby Names With Meanings


There’s something magical about Egypt. Whether it is the glorious past of the nation that casts a shadow over the present or whether the Nile Valley gives way to the harshness of the desert, the elegance and charm of this place are indescribable.

Just like the country, even the Egyptian names are a perfect blend of the past and present. Since a large percentage of modern Egypt population comprises Christians or Muslims, the baby names reflect those religions. But that doesn’t mean ancient Egyptian names have ceases to exist. These names are still in use in some parts of the country.

So pay tribute to the rich history of Egypt by picking an Egyptian baby name for your child. MomJunction's baby name tool offers information on an extensive collection of Egyptian names for both boys and girls. Each of these names includes the meanings and the traditional gender use.

Abanoubancient KingBoy
Abdelrahmanservant of the Merciful where "the Merciful" is Characteristic of AllahBoy
AbraxThe great archon from mythologyBoy
AbraxasThe great chief magistrate or archons, a God from Egyptian mythologyBoy
AharonHebrew - Lofty; Exalted; High Mountain; A variant of name Aaron which is a Biblical nameBoy
AhmadMuch praised. One of many names of the prophet Muhammad.Boy
Ahmedhighly praised", which in turn implies "one who constantly thanks God.Boy
AmmonEgyptian - The Hidden One; It is variant of name AmonBoy
AmonEgyptian - The Hidden One; It is variant of name AmmonBoy
AmrA companion and a friend for life who lives a very long lifeBoy
ApepTo slitherBoy
ApophisDerived from Apep which means To SlitherBoy
AtenSun Disk; Heat and Light of SunBoy
AtonSolar diskBoy
BastEgyptian - Fire, Heat; As per their myth a goddess of fertility and the sun who was considered a protector of Lower EgyptBoy
BerenikeOne who brings victory.Girl
BithiahHebrew name meaning 'daughter of God' In the Old Testament, she was the daughter of a Pharaoh of EgyptBoy
ChioneDaughter of NileGirl
CliupatraA form of given name Cleopatra, meaning she who brings glory to the father.Girl
DalilahLanguish; weakGirl
DonkorThe One who is HumbleBoy
EboneeIts Egyptian and greek meaning is Black.Girl
EboneyIts derived from the Egyptian word ebony meaning is Black.Girl
EboniIts Egyptian meaning is Black.Girl
EbonyA person who is beautiful both from inside and outside.Girl
EdriceA prosperous rulerGirl
EshaqProphet's name.Boy
FemeA name of loveGirl
FemiOne who lovesBoy
HagerFlight or Stranger; Variant of biblical name HagarBoy
HanbalPurity, Pristine, perfectBoy
HebaThe Gift of God; Generous GiftGirl
HemedaEgyptian nameBoy
HemedeEgyptia, and French nameBoy
HorusGod of LightBoy
HusaniA handsome BoyBoy
IsisMythical goddess of magic.Girl
JabareA man known for his braveryBoy
JabariOne who is braveBoy
Jomanapeople with this name are noble and most admired. They love music and are cheerful. They never regret their decisions and are old fashioned.Girl
KamuzuKamuzu means MedicalBoy
KarimKarim name means Noble and GenerousBoy
KhentimentiuMythical god of the dead's destinyBoy
KhepriMorning sunGirl
KhnurnMythical reborn sunBoy
KhufuName of a pharaohBoy
KissaKissa means Sister of TwinsGirl
KleopatraA form of Cleopatra, meaning glory to father.Girl
KoseyThe meaning of the name Kosey is LionBoy
LapisA semi-precious stone of the intense blue colourGirl
LateefOne of kind and mild natureBoy
LateefahPleasant and kind person of tender characterGirl
Lateefah latifahA woman who has gentle,kind and tame natureGirl
LukmanHe who is a ProphetBoy
MaatEgyptian - Mythical goddess of order and justice; Truth; Law;Boy
MahmoudOne who is praised by peopleBoy
MandisaEgyptian name describing something sweetGirl
MariamHebrew - Wished for child; Sea of bitterness; To Swell; A variant form of Maria; As Mary;Girl
MasikaA girl who was born during the rainGirl
MassikaShe is born during the rainGirl
MasudA person of good fortuneBoy
MasudaA happy and joyful BoyBoy
MasudahA man whose personality is happy and joyfulBoy
MasudiA merry and delighted personBoy
MayeAmun's beloved oneGirl
MeneferEgyptian - Of the beautiful city; Established and beautifulBoy
Midgedarling one to Amun.Girl
MoesheEgyptian - Born of; Child; Drawn Out Of The Water; A variant of MosesBoy
MohamedReliable, always worthy of trust and belief, worthy of high responsibilityBoy
MoiseA person who is naturally having skin of a dusky or dark color.Boy
MoisesA kind woman, compassionate female.Boy
MoisheClearance on unfruitful land, Defrayal on barren land.Boy
MoisisThe noble Lord who is having or showing a kindly or tender nature.Boy
MokeThe person who is sweeten with honey, who is remarkably fine.Boy
MontuAn ancient Egyptian God in the form of FalconBoy
MosiahEgyptian - Born of; Child; Drawn Out Of The Water; A variant of MosesBoy
MostafaThe one chosen among allBoy
MoswenThe light skin toned personUnisex
NaguibAn innocent personBoy
NaneA nice natured personUnisex
NanuPretty or cute or handsome.Girl
NefertariThe most pretty or gorgeous or nice looking.Girl
NeferteriThe gorgeous one, prettiestGirl
NefertiriThe one who is most gorgeous, attractive and smart looking.Girl
NefertitiOne of the names of the lady monarch.Girl
NeferureHuman being, mankind or woman kind.Girl
NefretMost stunning, lovely, nice looking.Girl
NeithStanding high above others.Girl
NenetThe person who is spiritual and divine.Girl
NephiA good son. Founder of Nephite peopleBoy
NephthysLady of boundaries of temples.Girl
NkosiLaw and regulations.Boy
NourThe person who has superfluous in whole things.Girl
NubiaThe one who resembles golden treasures.Girl
OdionThe yellow daffodil flowersBoy
OmarPowerful or fluent orator.Boy
OnofriaName of an ancient Egyptian God.Girl
OzymandiasA name given to the King of KingsBoy
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