Egyptian Names for Girls

  1. Isis
    • 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.
  2. Neith
    • 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.
  3. Sethe
    • 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.
  4. Nefertiti
    • Origin:

      Egyptian
    • Meaning:

      "the beautiful one has arrived"
    • Description:

      This ancient Egyptian queen's name would be best saved for a cat.