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Egyptian Names

  1. OsirisHeart
    • Origin:

      Egyptian
    • Meaning:

      "with strong eyesight"
    • Description:

      Osiris is the name of Egyptian mythology god-king who died and was reborn every year. Emerging from centuries of obscurity, Osiris has several ingredients for success in the modern world: Roots in ancient myth, an uplifting meaning, an s ending and the cute nickname Os or Oz.
  2. RaHeart
    • Origin:

      Egyptian
    • Meaning:

      "sun"
    • Description:

      The name of the sun god of Egyptian mythology could only be used in combination with a longer name.
  3. MosesHeart
    • Origin:

      Egyptian
    • Meaning:

      "delivered from the water"
    • Description:

      Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin's choice of this white-bearded Old Testament name helped bring it into the modern age, along with brethren Elijah, Isaiah and Isaac. User-friendly nicknames include Moe and Mose.
  4. IsisHeart
    • Origin:

      Egyptian
    • Meaning:

      "throne"
    • Description:

      Isis has gone from magical, feminist name on the rise to the forbidden list because of the extremist terror group called ISIS, an acronym for Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. Unsurprisingly, Isis was one of the fastest-falling names in 2014, dropping 130 ranks to reach #706.
  5. AaruHeart
    • Origin:

      Egyptian
    • Meaning:

      "peaceful"
    • Description:

      Egyptian mythology place-name with an intriguing sound and appealingly peaceful meaning. Update for Aaron?
  6. SebHeart
    • Origin:

      Egyptian
    • Meaning:

      "God of the earth"
    • Description:

      This name, more recognized as a short form of Sebastian, is perfectly usable a cool full name, and, in fact, ranks on the UK popularity list. Seb is getting lot of attention as the nickname name of the Ryan Gosling character in the hit film La La Land.
  7. NeithHeart
    • Origin:

      Egyptian
    • Meaning:

      "divine mother"
    • Description:

      One of the more unusual mythology names for girls, Neith is the name of the Egyptian goddess of home and femininity.
  8. SetheHeart
    • Origin:

      Egyptian mythological name or variation of Seth, Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "appointed, placed"
    • Description:

      Author Toni Morrison is an acknowledged master of naming, and Sethe, the name of one of the main characters of Beloved, which can be pronounced as Seth or Seth-eh, relates to the male biblical name Seth but is also the name of the Egyptian god of confusion.
  9. HorusHeart
    • Origin:

      Egyptian
    • Meaning:

      "sun god"
    • Description:

      Sounds like Horace, looks like the head of a hawk on the body of a human.
  10. NefertitiHeart
    • Origin:

      Egyptian
    • Meaning:

      "the beautiful one has arrived"
    • Description:

      This ancient Egyptian queen's name would be best saved for a cat.
  11. NenHeart
    • Origin:

      Egyptian
    • Meaning:

      "ancient waters"
    • Description:

      Couldn't be simpler...or more worldly — though it could lead to some head-scratching.