Gender Masculine
Scripts Ἄνουβις(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. ə-NOO-bis(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Latinized form of Ἄνουβις (Anoubis), the Greek form of Egyptian jnpw (reconstructed as Anapa and other forms), which coincided with a word meaning "royal child, prince". However, it might alternatively be derived from the root jnp meaning "to decay". 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. The Greeks equated him with their god Hermes.

Related Names

VariantsAnapa, Anoubis

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Entry updated December 7, 2022