Given Name ANUBIS

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: ə-NOO-bis (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

Latinized form of Ανουβις (Anoubis), the Greek form of Egyptian Inpw (reconstructed as Anapa) which possibly meant "royal child". Anubis was the Egyptian god who led the dead to the underworld. He was often depicted as a man with the head of a jackal.
VARIANTS: Anapa, Anoubis