Ancient Egyptian Submitted Names
were used in Ancient Egypt.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
AHHOTEP f Ancient Egyptian
The name of a Queen consort of Egypt, Great Royal Wife and Queen Regent of the Seventeenth Dynasty of Egypt. Her name means "Iah
AMASIS m Ancient Egyptian (Hellenized), History
Variant form of Άμωσις (Amosis)
, which is the hellenized form of the ancient Egyptian name IaH-ms
meaning "son of Iah". It is composed of the name of the Egyptian god Iah
combined with the word mes
"son" or mesu
"be born"... [more]
AMENEMHAT m Ancient Egyptian
is in front" in Coptic. This was the name of many men in ancient Egyptian history, including eight pharaohs.
AMENY m Ancient Egyptian
Likely a diminutive derived ultimately from AMUN
. Ameny Qemau was an Egyptian pharaoh of the 13th Dynasty during the Second Intermediate Period. He ruled for about two years over most of Egypt, from c.1793 BCE to c.1791 BCE... [more]
ANKHESENAMUN f Ancient Egyptian
Means "her life is of Amun" in Coptic. This was the name of a queen of ancient Egypt, born Ankhesenpaaten
(c.1348 BCE - c.1322 BCE). Her name was changed following the change of religion in Egypt at the time.
APOPHIS m Ancient Egyptian
It is the name of the Egyptian god of "chaos". He is often depicted as a "serpent" or a "snake".
AY m Ancient Egyptian
Ay was the penultimate Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt's 18th dynasty. He held the throne of Egypt for a brief four-year period. Ay is believed to be the son of Yuya and Thuya, and therefore a brother of Queen Tiye, wife of Amenhotep III, and the Prophet of Amun, Anen... [more]
BENERIB f Ancient Egyptian
The name of a queen consort of the first dynasty in Ancient Egypt, meaning "sweet of heart".
DJEDEFRE m Ancient Egyptian
He was an ancient Egyptian pharaoh of the 4th Dynasty (c.2575 BCE) of the Old Kingdom. He was the son and immediate successor of the Pharaoh Khufu
. He is known as the first king to introduce the royal title Sa-Rê 'son of Ra
', and the first to connect his cartouche name with the sun god Ra... [more]
DJOSER m Ancient Egyptian
He was the founding pharaoh of the 3rd Dynasty of the Old Kingdom (c.2670 BCE). He was the pharaoh of the famous vizier Imhotep
, and the builder of the Step Pyramid of Djoser.
HENUTMEHYT f Ancient Egyptian
This was the name of a priestess who lived in Thebes during the 19th dynasty (c. 1250 BCE). Her gilded coffins are now on display at the British Museum in London.
HENUTSEN f Ancient Egyptian
Henutsen is the name of an Ancient Egyptian queen consort who lived and ruled during the 4th dynasty of the Old Kingdom Period. She was the second or third wife of pharaoh Khufu
and most possibly buried at Giza.
IRY-HOR m Ancient Egyptian
One of the earliest recorded names. In Ancient Egypt, Iry-Hor ("The Mouth of Horus") would be the earliest name we know dating from about 3200 BC. Little is known about King Iry-Hor other than his name found on pottery shards in one of the oldest tombs in Abydos, though based on his burial he was a pre-dynastic King of Upper Egypt.
KA m Ancient Egyptian
Pharaon Ka of Ancient Egypt (around 3200 BC) was the first to put his name inside a box-shaped serekh as an indicator of kingship.
KHENEMETNEFERHEDJET f Ancient Egyptian
Ancient Egyptian queenly epithet and personal name meaning "United with the white crown”. The white crown was a symbol of the Egypt and the pharoah and usually interpreted to have represented Upper Egypt and the godlike aspect of the pharoah.
KHENSU m Ancient Egyptian
Khensu is an Egyptian god who was declared to be the son of Amen-Ra and Mut. He was a form of Thoth and was identified by the Thebans with the Moon-god. His name comes from the word khens, meaning "to travel, to move about, to run"... [more]
KIYA f Ancient Egyptian, Ancient Near Eastern
Meaning uncertain. Could be a contraction or diminutive of the Mitanni name Tadukhipa
, or possibly a variant of the Ancient Egyptian word for "monkey". Mitanni was an Hurrian-speaking state in northern Syria and south-east Anatolia from c.1500 BCE – c.1300 BCE.... [more]
MEKETATEN f Ancient Egyptian
Means "Behold the Aten" or "Protected by Aten" in Egyptian. This was the name of the second daughter of Pharaoh Akhenaten and his wife Nefertiti.
MERNEITH f Ancient Egyptian
The name of a consort and potential queen regent during the First Dynasty of Ancient Egypt. Her name means "beloved of Neith
MERNEPTAH m Ancient Egyptian
He was a son of Pharaoh Ramses
II and Queen Isetnofret
, and the fourth ruler of the Nineteenth Dynasty of Ancient Egypt (c.1213 BCE - c.1203 BCE). His throne name was Ba-en-re Mery-netjeru, which means 'The Soul of Ra, Beloved of the Gods'... [more]
NEBETAH f Ancient Egyptian
Means "lady of peace". Her name, like that of her elder sister Henuttaneb was also frequently used as a title for queens. She was possibly one of the youngest of the royal couple's children, since she doesn't appear on monuments on which her elder sisters do... [more]
NEFERIRKARE m Ancient Egyptian
Neferkare was an Ancient Egyptian Pharaon during the 25th century BCE. He was the third king of the Fifth Dynasty.
NEFERKARE m Ancient Egyptian
An ancient royal Egyptian Horus throne name, Neferkare (Nefer-ka-Re), means "Beautiful is the soul of Ra" the ancient Egyptian hawk-headed solar deity.
NEFERNEFERUATEN f Ancient Egyptian
Means "Beauty of the Beauties of Aten" or "Most Beautiful One of Aten" in Egyptian. This was the name of the fourth daughter of Pharaoh Akhenaten and his wife Nefertiti.
NEFERNEFERURE f Ancient Egyptian
Means "Beauty of the Beauties of Re" or "Most Beautiful One of Re" in Egyptian. This was the name of the fifth daughter of Pharaoh Akhenaten and his wife Nefertiti.
NEFERTKAU f Ancient Egyptian
Ancient Egyptian feminine name meaning "the beautiful one of kas (the plural of ka, meaning soul)".
NESITANEBETASHRU f Ancient Egyptian
Ancient Egyptian feminine name meaning “Belonging to the lady of the ashru”. The ashru was a crescent-shaped sacred lake around the temples of solar goddesses.
NITOCRIS f Ancient Egyptian (Rare, Archaic)
Nitocris is a semi-legendary queen of the 6th egyptian dynasty. According to tradition, she was the first "pharaoh" woman (king of Upper and Lower Egypt) in the history of ancient Egypt.She is the daughter of Merenrê I and Queen Neith... [more]
PACHOMIOS m Ancient Egyptian (Hellenized)
Hellenized form of the ancient Egyptian given name Pakhom
. Also, it should be noted that there are some sources that state that Pachomios is an authentic Greek name, in which case it means "thick shoulder", derived from Greek παχὺς (pachys)
"fat, thick" combined with Greek ὦμος (omos)
PAKHOM m Ancient Egyptian
Ancient Egyptian name meaning "he of the (holy) falcon," consisting of the Egyptian masculine prefix (or article/pronoun) pa
combined with Egyptian akhom
"falcon, eagle". The falcon was the symbol of the Egyptian god Horus
, so one could say that this name essentially means "he who belongs to Horus."
REKHETRE f Ancient Egyptian
Rekhetre was an ancient Egyptian queen from the late 4th dynasty or early 5th dynasty. She was a daughter of Pharaoh Khafra
SENBI m Ancient Egyptian
Ancient Egyptian masculine name derived from the element snb
meaning “to be healthy”.
SENNEFER m Ancient Egyptian
The name of a mayor of Thebes during the reign of Amenhotep
II in the 18th Dynasty. His tomb is known as the “Tomb of the Vineyards” due to its decoration.
SESHEMETKA f Ancient Egyptian
Ancient Egyptian feminine name meaning "(She) who led the Ka". Ka is the Ancient Egyptian concept of the vital essence, which distinguishes the living from the dead.
SETEPENRE f Ancient Egyptian
Means "Chosen of Re" in Egyptian. This was the name of the sixth and youngest daughter of Pharaoh Akhenaten and his wife Nefertiti.
SHABAKA m Ancient Egyptian, Ancient Near Eastern
He was a Kushite pharaoh of the 25th Dynasty of Egypt (c.721 BCE - c.707 BCE). The Kingdom of Kush was an ancient African kingdom in what is now the Republic of Sudan.
SITHATHORIUNET f Ancient Egyptian
Ancient Egyptian feminine name meaning “daughter of Hathor
of Dendera". Dendera is a small, historic town in Egypt known to the Ancient Egyptians as Iunet
SOBEKEMSAF m & f Ancient Egyptian
Ancient Egyptian unisex name meaning "Sobek
protects him". Although it is grammatically masculine name, there is evidence of it also being given to women.
SOBEKNEFERU f Ancient Egyptian
Means "the beauty of Sobek
" in Coptic. Sobekneferu is the first officially known female pharaoh of Egypt, though there are believed to have been at least five more before her. She was a pharaoh of the 12th Dynasty (c.1806 BCE - c.1802 BCE), the daughter of the Pharaoh Amenemhat
TAO m Ancient Egyptian
This was name of two Egyptian pharaons: Seqenenre
Tao I and his son Seqenenre Tao II, both rulers of the Seventieth Dinasty of Egypt (1580-1550 BC).
TEOS m Ancient Egyptian
Teos was the name of Pharaon Teos of the Thirtieth Dynasty of Egypt (380-343 BC).
TIAA f Ancient Egyptian
Tiaa was an ancient Egyptian queen consort during the Eighteenth Dynasty of Egypt (1550-1292 BC). She was the Great Royal Wife of Pharaoh Amenhotep II and the mother of Thutmose IV.
TIYE f Ancient Egyptian
Tiye was the name of several royal Egyptian women. One of them was Tiye the Great Royal Wife of the Pharaoh Amenhotep
III of Egypt (of the Eighteenth Dynasty 1550-1292 BC). She was the mother of... [more]
TUYA-NEBETTAWY f Ancient Egyptian
Tuya-Nebettawy is the name given to one of the several daughters of Pharaon Ramesses II (ca 1303-1213 BC), third pharaoh of the Nineteenth Dynasty of Egypt (from 1292 to 1189 BC ca).
TWOSRET f Ancient Egyptian
She was the last known ruler and the final Pharaoh of the Nineteenth Dynasty (c.1191 BCE – c.1189 BCE). Her royan name was Sitre Meryamun which means "Daughter of Re, beloved of Amun". She was the daughter of the pharaoh Merneptah
and his wife Takhat
, sister to Amenmose
and sister and wife to the Pharaoh Seti
WERENRO f Ancient Egyptian
Werenro is the name given to one of the several daughters of Pharaon Ramesses II (1303-1213 BC), third pharaoh of the Nineteenth Dynasty of Egypt (from 1292 to 1189 BC).