Given Name RA

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: RAH (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

Possibly means "sun" in Egyptian. Ra was an important Egyptian sun god originally worshipped in Heliopolis in Lower Egypt. He was usually depicted as a man with the head of a falcon crowned with a solar disc. In later times his attributes were often merged with those of other deities, such as Amon, Atum and Horus.

Categories

celestial, gods, nature, solar deities, sun
VARIANT: Re