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.
|Pilis||The second born son||Boy|
|Radames||An Egyptian name meaning hero||Boy|
|Rah||Egyptian - Sun; A variant of name Ra which was an Egyptian sun god originally worshipped in Heliopolis||Boy|
|Rameses||Egyptian - Son of Ra; Name of the eleven Egyptian kings; A variant spelling is Rameeses||Boy|
|Ramses||Egyptian - Son of Ra; Born,Begottten of Ra; A variant of Rameses||Boy|
|Rana||A beautiful looking woman||Girl|
|Rehema||A cmpasionate woman of kind heart||Girl|
|Safiya||One who is pure||Girl|
|Salma||She who brings peace||Girl|
|Seb||God of the earth||Boy|
|Sef||Egyptian name meaning yesterday||Boy|
|Shabaka||Name of an Egyptian ruler.||Boy|
|Shani||A wonderful woman||Girl|
|Tanit||One who owns an estate||Girl|
|Tanith||Derived from the name of the main goddess of Carthage||Girl|
|Tauret||Goddess of pregnant women||Girl|
|Tiye||The deity of light, an ancient Egyptian queen||Girl|
|Zosar||Egyptian - King; Name of a Pharaoh||Boy|