Ancient Assyrian Submitted Names

These names were used in ancient Assyria.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Ashurnasirpal m Ancient Assyrian
Means "the god Ashur is the protector of the heir" in Assyrian, from the Akkadian Aššur-nāṣir-apli. ... [more]
Ashur-uballit m Ancient Assyrian
Meaning unknown, but refers to the god Ashur.... [more]
Asītu-tabni f Ancient Assyrian, Babylonian
Means "you created the tower", deriving from the Akkadian elements atti ("thou, you") and banû ("to create, to build").
Assur m Ancient Assyrian (Polonized), History (Ecclesiastical, Polonized)
Polish form of Ashur, the Assyrian (Mesopotamian) god.
Aszur m Ancient Assyrian (Polonized)
Polonised form of Assyrian god's name Ashur.
Banitu f Ancient Assyrian
Of unknown etymology. Possibly derived from either Akkadian banītu meaning "beautiful", or bānītu (also Akkadian), meaning "divine Creatress". Banitu was a queen of the Neo Assyrian empire circa 729 BCE.
Esarhaddon m Ancient Assyrian, Literature
Means "Ashur has given a brother to me" in Assyrian, from the Akkadian Aššur-ahhe-iddina.... [more]
Esharra-hammat f Ancient Assyrian
From from Akkadian elements ešarra (the name of a temple), and ḫammat meaning "mistress". Possibly means, "In Ešarra, she is mistress". Name of a queen of the Neo-Assyrian empire (c... [more]
Kurunnitu-sarrat f Akkadian, Ancient Assyrian
Possibly means "Kurunnitu is queen", derived from the goddess Kurunnitu, and šarrat ("queen").
Kurunnitu-tabni f Akkadian, Ancient Assyrian
Possibly means "Kurunnitu is our comrade", derived from the name of the goddess Kurunnitu, and the Akkadian elements tappa-um ("comrade") and ni ("our").
Libbali-sharrat f Ancient Assyrian
Possibly derived from the Akkadian elements libbāli meaning "inner city" (possibly an epithet of the goddess Ishtar) and šarratum, meaning "queen".
Mullissu f Near Eastern Mythology, Ancient Assyrian
Meaning uncertain. Name borne by an obscure goddess who was a consort of the god Ashur. May derive from "Mullitum", which was an epithet for the Sumerian goddess Ninlil.
Mullissu-mukannishat-Ninua f Ancient Assyrian
Etymology uncertain. A possible meaning is "Mullissu is the victor in Nineveh" (Ninua being the Akkadian form of Nineveh), deriving from the Akkadian element mukannišum ("subjugator /subduer / conqueror / victor").
Mutakkil-nusku m Ancient Assyrian
Means "He whom Nusku endows with confidence". Name borne by a king of Assyria who ruled for a brief period c. 1132 BCE.
Nusku m Babylonian, Ancient Assyrian
Meaning unknown. Nusku was the god of light and fire in ancient Mesopotamian religion.
Ramina f Ancient Assyrian
Feminine form of Rama.
Sarratu f Akkadian, Ancient Assyrian
Means "princess" and is related to the name Sarah. (The description of the entry Sarah should include this information about "Sarratu" I think as it is stronger evidence that Sarah means princess for those say it doesn't mean princess and means more of a position of power in general)
Serua-eterat f Ancient Assyrian
From Akkadian elements Šērū’a and ēṭirat, meaning "Šerua (a minor deity, possibly a consort of the god Ashur) is the one who saves". Name borne by a princess of the Sargonid dynasty, known from her letter (circa 670 BCE) to her sister-in-law Libbali-sharrat.
Tashmetu-sharrat f Ancient Assyrian
Means, "Tashmetu is queen", from Tashmetum (an Akkadian goddess) and šarrat, meaning "queen"