Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. ah-mən-HO-tehp(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Egyptian jmn-ḥtp meaning "Amon is satisfied" [1], derived from the name of the Egyptian god Amon combined with ḥtp "peace, satisfaction". This was the name of four pharaohs of the New Kingdom, including Amenhotep III (14th century BC), known as the Magnificent, who ruled over Egypt during a time of great prosperity.


Sources & References

  1. Ranke, Hermann. Die Ägyptischen Personennamen. J. J. Augustin, 1935, page 30.
Entry updated June 9, 2023