Given Name OSIRIS

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Οσιρις (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: o-SIE-ris (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Greek form of the Egyptian Asar which is of unknown meaning. In Egyptian mythology Osiris was the god of the dead and the judge of the underworld. He was slain by his brother Seth, but revived by his wife Isis.


death deities, gods
Entry updated December 8, 2017