Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

From Egyptian mnṯw-ḥtp meaning "Montu is satisfied" [1], derived from the name of the Egyptian god Montu combined with ḥtp "peace, satisfaction". This was the name of several pharaohs, including Mentuhotep II who reunited Egypt into what is now called the Middle Kingdom in the 21st century BC.


Sources & References

  1. Ranke, Hermann. Die Ägyptischen Personennamen. J. J. Augustin, 1935, page 154.
Entry added June 9, 2023