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Gender Feminine
Scripts ميريت(Egyptian Arabic)

Meaning & History

Derived from Ancient Egyptian mryt, the feminine perfective relative form of mrj "to love, to have affection for, to be fond of" as well as "to want, to wish, to desire"; the name is therefore commonly interpreted as "beloved; the beloved one".

Merit-Ptah is thought to be a female chief physician of the pharaoh's court during the Second Dynasty of Egypt, c. 2700 BCE, while Meritaten (also known as Merit-Aton) (14th century BC), was an ancient Egyptian royal woman of the Eighteenth Dynasty of Egypt. Merit Osama (born 1988) is an Egyptian actress.
Added 6/2/2016 by earthnut
Edited 1/6/2024 by Frollein Gladys and earthnut

See Also

Merit 1, Merit 2