Coptic (Sahidic) Submitted Names

These names were used by Sahidic-speaking Copts in Egypt.
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ABADIR m Near Eastern Mythology, Coptic (Bohairic), Coptic (Sahidic), Arabic (Archaic), Harari, Somali (Archaic)
Means "mighty father". This was a Phoenician name for the highest deity. It was borne by a legendary Coptic saint who was martyred with his sister IRAIS (or IRAJA, HERAIS, RHAIS).
PANOUTE ⲡⲁⲛⲟⲩⲧⲉ, ⲡⲛⲟⲩⲧⲉ m Coptic (Sahidic)
Means "the God" or simply "God" in the Coptic language. The name ultimately derives from the Egyptian masculine prefix (or article/pronoun) pa combined with Egyptian nuti "God".
PAPNOUTE ⲡⲁⲡⲛⲟⲩⲧⲉ m Coptic (Sahidic)
Derived from Egyptian pa-ph-nuti meaning "the (man) of God" or "he who belongs to God".
SHENOUTE Ϣⲉⲛⲟⲩⲧⲉ, Ϣⲉⲛⲟⲩϯ m Coptic (Sahidic)
Mostly accepted to mean "son of God" in Coptic, derived from ϣⲉ (še) which can mean "son" and Sahidic ⲛⲟⲩⲧⲉ (noute) or Bohairic ⲛⲟⲩϯ (nouti) "God".
TANOUTE ⲧⲁⲛⲟⲩⲧⲉ, ⲧⲛⲟⲩⲧⲉ f & m Coptic (Sahidic)
Means "the goddess" in Coptic. The name ultimately derives from the Egyptian feminine prefix (or article/pronoun) ta combined with Egyptian nuti "God". Also, please note that I am uncertain for which gender this name is used, so I listed both genders.
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