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Gender: Female Meaning of Neith: "divine mother" Origin of Neith: Egyptian

The name Neith is a girl's name of Egyptian origin meaning "divine mother". Neith and is often added to lists like Mythology Girl Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rate the Previous Signature!".

From the experts:

One of the more unusual mythology names for girls, Neith is the name of the Egyptian goddess of home and femininity.

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Famous People Named Neith

Neith Boyce, American writer
Neith Nevelson, American artist
Queen Neith, wife of Egyptian pharaoh Pepi II

Pop Culture References for the name Neith

Neith Nyer, fashion label
Neith was an Egyptian goddess of the hunt mentioned in Rick Riordan's "Kane Chronicles" series
Neith (Nit) - The Oldest One; Nurse of the Crocodiles - This goddess of Sais is represented as a woman wearing the red crown; her emblem, a shield with crossed arrows; one of the four 'protector'-goddesses who guarded coffins and Canopic jars; identified by the Greeks with Athena.
The biblical girls' name Asenath means "devoted to (the goddess) Neith"