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.
VARIANTS: Amen, Ammon, Amun, Yamanu
USER SUBMISSION: Amon

Categories

air, currently out of the US top 1000, demons, fertility deities, gods, Lufia characters, Magi characters, sun
Entry updated December 8, 2017