Given Name ATON

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

Meaning & History

Means "solar disk" in Egyptian. Aton was an Egyptian god of the sun, depicted as a solar disk with long rays extending downwards. The worship of Aton was especially extensive during the reign of the pharaoh Akhenaton, who proclaimed Aton was the only god.

Categories

gods, solar deities, sun
VARIANT: Aten