Given Name AMON

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: AH-mun (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

From Αμμων (Ammon), the Greek form of Egyptian Ymn (reconstructed as Yamanu) which meant "the hidden one". In early Egyptian mythology he was a god of the air, creativity and fertility, who was particularly revered in Thebes. Later, during the Middle Kingdom, his attributes were combined with those of the god Ra and he was worshipped as the supreme solar deity Amon-Ra.

Categories

air, demons, fertility deities, gods, sun
VARIANTS: Amen, Ammon, Amun, Yamanu
USER SUBMISSION: Amon
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