AMASISmAncient Egyptian (Hellenized), History Variant form of Άμωσις (Amosis), which is the hellenized form of the ancient Egyptian name IaH-ms or I'h-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]
AMENYmAncient 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]
ANKHESENAMUNfAncient 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.
APOPHISmAncient Egyptian It is the name of the Egyptian god of "chaos". He is often depicted as a "serpent" or a "snake".
AYmAncient 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]
DJEDEFREmAncient 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]
HENUTSENfAncient 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.
IBImAncient Egyptian The ancient Egyptian noble Ibi (sometime transliterated as Aba or Abe) was chief steward of the God's Wife of Amun, Nitocris I, during the reign of the 26th Dynasty pharaoh Psamtik I.
IRY-HORmAncient 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.
KHENEMETNEFERHEDJETfAncient 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.
KHENSUmAncient 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]
MERITAMUNfAncient Egyptian Meritamun means “beloved of the god Amun.” Researchers from the University of Melbourne discovered this ancient Egyptian queen's skull in their archives. Meritamun became a Great Royal Wife of Pharaoh Ramesses the Great... [more]
NAKHTMUTm & fAncient Egyptian Meaning “strength of Mut”, Mut being the mother goddess in Ancient Egyptian religion and mythology. Name of a daughter of Djehutyemheb and Bak-Khonsu, found in the Theban Tomb TT45.
NEBETAHfAncient 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]
NEFERNEFERUATENfAncient 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.
NEFERNEFERUREfAncient 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.
NITOCRISfAncient 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]
PACHOMIOSmAncient 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) "shoulder"... [more]
PAKHOMmAncient 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."
PASHHURmBiblical Hebrew, Ancient Egyptian Derived from Egyptian name possibly meaning "portion of the god horus". Used in Hebrew as "passover" indicating sparing and deliverance. Used multiple times in the old testament.
SOBEKEMSAFm & fAncient 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.
SOBEKNEFERUfAncient 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... [more]
TIAAfAncient 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.
TIYEfAncient 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)... [more]
TUYA-NEBETTAWYfAncient 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).
TWOSRETfAncient 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 II.