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Egyptian names. Egyptian male and female names

Ab - Short form of English Abner, meaning "father of light."
Ahmose - Egyptian name meaning "child of the moon" or "the moon is born." This is the name of a pharaoh of ancient Egypt.
Ahti - Another name for Finnish Lemminkäinen, the myth name of a god of magic, a sorcerer said to be able to "sing the sand into pearls." 
Ai - 1: 蔼, 2: 爱, Japanese: 1: 藍, 2: 愛):  Chinese name meaning 1) "friendly" and 2) "love."
Akela - Hawaiian form of Old German Adala, meaning "noble."
Akhenaten - Egyptian name of a pharaoh of the Eighteenth Dynasty, meaning"he who works for Aten." 
Akhenaton - Variant spelling of Egyptian Akhenaten, meaning"he who works for Aton." 
Alim - Variant spelling of Arabic Alem, meaning "intelligent; learned."
Ama - African Akan name meaning "born on Saturday."
Amenemhet - Variant spelling of Egyptian Amenemhat, meaning "Amun is foremost."
Amenhotep - Birth name of Akhenaton, and the name of several other Egyptian pharaohs, meaning "peace of Amun."
Amran - Anglicized form of Hebrew Chamran, meaning "the people is exalted" or "their slime." In the bible, this is the name of a son of a descendant of Esau. 
Amun - Variant spelling of Greek Ammon, a form of Egyptian Yamanu, the myth name of a god of wind and air, meaning "the hidden one."
An - Vietnamese unisex name meaning "peace." Compare with strictly masculine An.
Anhur -  Egyptian myth name of a sky god, meaning "skybearer," or "brings back the distant one." 
Anima - अणिमा): Modern English name derived from Latin anima, meaning "anger, courage, essence, feeling, mind, passion, spirit," from the PIE root *ane-, meaning "to breathe," the same root from which the words animal and animation came. But in Christian contexts, the word anima was used to translate the Greek word psykhe into "soul" (not "spirit"), and this is the same anima from which the personal name was derived.
Anka - Polish form of Greek Hanna, meaning "favor; grace."
Anneke - Short form of Low German Anneken, meaning "favor; grace."
Anpu - Egyptian myth name of a jackal-headed god of the underworld, meaning "royal child."
Apophis - Greek form of Egyptian Apep, possibly meaning "to slither." In mythology, Apep is the personification of evil, seen as a giant snake, serpent or dragon. Known as the Serpent of the Nile or Evil Lizard, he was an enemy of the sun god. 
Åsa - Swedish form of Icelandic Ása, meaning "god."
Ati - Egyptian name meaning "cushion."
Bai - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "pure, white" or 2) "many, hundred."
Bast - Egyptian name meaning "female of the ointment jar." In mythology, this is the name of a cat-headed goddess. Originally, she was a sun goddess depicted as a lion who defended the pharaoh and, consequently, the chief god, earning her the titles "Lady of flame" and "Eye of Ra." Later, the Greeks changed her to a moon goddess. Because of the meaning of her name, she also became known as a goddess of perfumes.
Bastet - Variant spelling of Egyptian Bast, meaning "female of the ointment jar. 
Benipé - Egyptian name meaning "iron."
Bérénice - French form of Latin Berenice, meaning "bringer of victory."
Bes - Egyptian myth name of a dwarf god, meaning "brings joy."
Besa - Albanian name meaning "oath."
Bithiah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Bithyah, meaning "daughter of God." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of Pharoah.
Braheem - Variant spelling of Arabic Brahim, meaning "father of a multitude." 
Cleopatra - Latin form of Greek Kleopatra, meaning "glory of the father." Cleopatra VII reigned as Queen of Egypt from 51-30 B.C. She was born in 69 B.C. in Alexandria, Egypt and is believed to have been black African. 
Diogenes - Greek name composed of the elements Dios "god, Zeus" and genes "born," hence "born of Zeus."
Eirênê - Greek name meaning "peace." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of peace. Her Latin name is Pax.
Énna - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Éanna, meaning "bird-like."
Esi - African Akan name meaning "born on Sunday."
Hagar - Hebrew name meaning "flight." In the bible, this is the name of the mother of Ishmael. 
Hanif - Arabic name meaning "true and upright."
Hasina - Egyptian name meaning "good."
Hathor - Greek form of Egyptian Het-Heru, meaning "house of Horus."
Hatshepsut - Egyptian name of a female pharaoh, meaning "foremost of noble women."
Heqet - Egyptian name of a frog-headed goddess of fertility, meaning "frog."
Het-heru - Egyptian name composed of the elements hwt "house" and Hr "Horus," hence "house of Horus." In mythology, this is the name of a cow-headed goddess of love.
Hor - Altered form of Egyptian Haru ("falcon"), meaning "the distant one." In mythology, this is the name of the son of Isis, a falcon-headed god of the sky.
Horus -  Latin form of Greek Horos, meaning "the distant one." In mythology, this is the name of the son of Isis, a falcon-headed god of the sky.
Hui - Chinese unisex name meaning "intelligent, wise."
Imhotep - Egyptian name meaning "the one who comes in, with peace."
Kambuzia - Assyrian form of Persian Kambujiya, probably meaning "handsome king."
Kat - Pet form of English Katherine, meaning "pure."
Khai - Egyptian name meaning "crowned."
Khait - Egyptian name meaning "crowned."
Khepri - Egyptian name meaning "morning sun."
Kit - Pet form of English Katherine, meaning "pure." Compare with masculine Kit.
Menes - Egyptian name referring to a pharaoh of the First dynasty, of unknown meaning. His other name Hor-Aka translates to "Horus of the Reeds."
Meri - Finnish name meaning "the sea."
Merit -   Egyptian name meaning "beloved."
Mert - Egyptian name meaning "lover of silence."
Meskhenet - Egyptian name meaning "destiny."
Mut - Egyptian name meaning "mother."
Nané - Egyptian name meaning "nice."
Nani - Hawaiian name meaning "beauty; splendor."
Nanu - Egyptian name meaning "beautiful."
Nebit - Contracted form of Egyptian Nebibit, meaning "leopard."
Nebt-het - Original Egyptian form of Greek Nephthys, the myth name of the mother of the funerary god Anubis, a goddess of death having a fiery breath, meaning "lady of the enclosure (temple)." 
Nefertari - Ancient Egyptian name, meaning "the most beautiful."
Nefertiti - Ancient Egyptian name, meaning "the beautiful one has come."
Neith - Egyptian name meaning either "water" or "weaver." In mythology, this is the name of a mother goddess, the personification of the waters of life.
Nena -   Chamoru term of endearment, meaning "darling; dear."
Nephthys - Greek form of Egyptian Nebt-Het, a goddess of death having a fiery breath, meaning "lady of the enclosure (temple)." She was the mother of the funerary deity Anubis.
Nubit - Variant of Egyptian Nubiti, meaning "golden lady."
Rabiah - Egyptian name meaning "born during the spring."
Ramla - African Zulu and Egyptian name meaning "prophetess."
Rashida - Egyptian name meaning "righteous."
Salama - Egyptian name meaning "peaceful."
Salihah - Egyptian name meaning "agreeable."
Samia - Variant spelling of Arabic Samiya, meaning "lofty, sublime."
Samira - Feminine form of Arabic Samir, meaning "companion in evening talk."
Sati - Hindi name meaning "truthful." In mythology, this is an epithet belonging to the goddess Durga.
Zahra -   Egyptian name meaning "flower."

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