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10 Egypt names and what they mean, for egypt for baby girls, listing 1-10. Here is the list of Egypt names for boys.

Alexandria .. Variant of Alexandra, influenced by the name of the city in Egypt, founded by Alexander the Great in 322 BC and named in his honor ..

Cleopatra .. From Kleopatra, derived from "kleo" and "pater", and the name of many queens in the Ptolemaic royal family of Egypt (just as Berenice was), the most famous of whom was retold by Shakespeare in "Anthony and Cleopatra" (1606) ..
[Clea, Cleo, Cleona, Cleone, Cleonie, .. 2 more]

Fulvia .. In classical times its most famous bearer was the wife of Mark Anthony, who opposed Octavian on her husband's behalf while he was in Egypt.

Gypsy .. The tribe of Romany was called "gypsy" because they were thought to have originated in Egypt ..
[Gipsee, Gipsey, Gipsy]

Isadora .. Isis was the principal goddess of ancient Egypt ..
[Isidora, Ysadora]

Isis .. The most powerful of all the female goddesses of ancient Egypt ..

Jubilee .. Term for a fiftieth-year anniversary celebration of the liberation from Egypt, marked in biblical times by the blowing of a ram's horn.

Nefertiti Queen of Egypt around 1350 BC ..

Nila Geography name based on the river Nile in Egypt.
[Naila, Nyla]

Thais .. Some stories add that she then went to Egypt and became the mistress of the reigning Ptolemy ..
[Tais, Taisa, Taisse, Thaisa]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Egypt names: Alexandria, Isis, Nila

Alexandria, Cleopatra, Isadora, Isis and Nila are commonly used names, while Fulvia, Gypsy, Jubilee, Nefertiti and Thais are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)


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