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isisinacrisis
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 31, 2004 5:17 pm    Post subject: Egyptian names Reply with quote

Does anyone know any genuine (or genuine-sounding) Egyptian names? I'm planning to write stories about Ancient Egypt and need some good names. I've heard that Egyptian names have specific meanings...

A website of Egyptian names would be helpful too...
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 31, 2004 6:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looking for something like this?
from http://www.maatkare.com/names.html

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Here are some Egyptian names and their meaning:
Khu(Protected), Senbi(Healthy), Ptahhotep(Ptah is content), Satsobek(Daughter of Sobek), Menmaatre(Eternal is the Justice of Re), Ahmose (The Moon is Born), Wosret(Powerful One), Ankhesenamun (She Lives In Amun), Isetnofret (Isis is Beautiful), Mutnodjmet (Sweet One of Mut), Pedibastet (Wise One of Bastet), Rameses (Re has fashioned him), Wahankh(Strong in Life), Neferetiabet (The East is Beautiful), Nakhti(Strong), Miw-sher(Kitten), Kiya(Jovial Lady), Pamiu(Old Tom Cat), Pasebakhaenniut (The Star that appears in the city), Tepemkau(Best of Souls) and Netikerty(She who is excellent), Hebeny(Ebony).


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