60 Beautiful Egyptian Baby Names for Girls

Egyptian Baby Girl Names With Meanings

If you are an expecting parent then apart from all the work that goes around having a new-born, choosing a name is most fun and important one.  A name is the first treasure of a child so thinking it through and finding the most suitable one has a lot of significance in one’s life. They say your name can influence the way you turn out in life. So, you must choose the name that you want your child to reflect.

Egypt is an ancient civilization and one is reminded of Cleopatra and her beauty when one thinks of Egypt. As Egypt is known for its rich culture and mythology, Egyptian names are also a testament of its age-old history. Apart from being ancient names, Egyptian names are also little Arabic in nature which throws light on the diverse culture of this historic place.

Unique & Popular Egyptian Baby Girl Names with Meanings

Go through our list of some cute names and some soulful ones to choose the most wonderful and suitable name for your little princess.

Name Meaning
Akila Akila means “intelligent” in Arabic. A sensible and wise woman is what your little girl with this name grow up to be. This name has similar meaning in many different languages like Swahili.
 Amunet This is an ancient Egyptian name with a deep meaning. It means “the mythical goddess of mystery”. A lilting name which imparts an aura of intrigue to your baby girl. One of the most beautiful Egyptian girl names that start with a.
 Anat Anat has Semitic root with a poetic meaning, “water spring”. Water is the source of life and your sweet little girl would prove to be one. Anat is also revered as the goddess of fertility. As per mythology, she was the sister of God Hadad.
 Anippe This name with Egyptian origin means “daughter of the Nile”. A very unique name for your girl with a melody to it.
 Asenath Asenath was the Egyptian wife of Joseph and the mother of Manasseh and Ephraim. This sonorous name is a befitting name for you girl and means “devoted to the goddess Neith”.
 Auset This name of Egyptian origin is another mythical name for Isis. The literal meaning of this is “The throne”.  This is a sophisticated and bold name for your child.
 Bahiti This is originally an Egyptian name meaning “fortune”. It is believed that a person with this name is very stable.
 Bastet Bastet means  “She of the ointment jar” and is an ancient Egyptian name. This is a very fearless name for your fearless girl. This name goes as ancient as the 2nd dynasty in Egypt.
 Bennu This means “to shine” and comes from the Egyptian word “weben”. It signifies sun and creation. A very suitable name for a girl as she would be a creator someday. Bennu is supposed to be the inspiration behind the great Phoenix.
 Berenike This name has Greek origin which means “she who brings victory”. It was a common name in Ptolemy family who ruled Egypt at some time.
 Chione This is a name with roots in Greek meaning “Snow Queen”. As per mythology, Chione was the daughter of the Nile.
 Cliupatra A name with Egyptian and Sicilian origins means “She who brings glory to her father”. Such a befitting name for your delightful baby girl.
 Dalilah This is a Hebrew word which means “delicate”. Dalilah was also a character in old testament and was the lover of Samson. A pretty name for your darling girl.
 Dendera Dendera is an Arabic word and stands for an Egyptian small town on the west bank of the river Nile. The town is known for its Dendera temple complex which is an ancient temple site.
 Ebonee This word denotes dark and black wood. An Egyptian name which is cool with a tinge of mystery.
 Edrice An old English name, it is derived from “Eadric”. It means “a prosperous ruler”. Eadric is also the name of King of Kent.
 Eshe This name has origins in Swahili, Africa. It means “life” and truly defines what your sweet little girl means to you. It is a variant of Indian name Asha and Arabic name Aisha and both have similar meanings.
 Farida An Arabic name by origin, this word signifies someone who is precious and unique like pearl. A beatific name for your precious little one.
 Femi Femi means “love me” and is a short form for “Olufemi”. It has Nigerian/Yoruba origin.
 Fukayna An Egyptian word which will truly define your girl as it means “Intelligent” or “Knowledgeable”. People who bear this name are supposed to be wise.
 Gamila This word has a similar meaning in many different languages. It means “beautiful” and has Arabic as well as Swahili origins. It is a version of Islamic name Jamila, who was the wife of Umar and also Prophet Muhammad’s companion.
 Habibah It means “beloved or sweetheart” in Arabic. A name you would love to fondly call your daughter with.
 Hafsah Your little lioness would be proud of this name when she grows as it means “female lion cub” in Arabic. It was the name of the daughter of Umar bon Al-Khattab who was a popular Muslim leader.
 Hathor A striking name with Egyptian origin, this word stands for everything beautiful in life like poetry, dance and music. Hathor means “estate of Horus” and has been worshipped since early dynasties.
 Heba A pretty name which your baby girl would love when she knows it means “gift from God”. This has Arabic origins and is also a variant of Greek name Hebe.
 Heqet In ancient Egypt, Heqet was supposed to be the Goddess of fertility. Its meaning seems to be derived from the word “heqa” which means “ruler”.
 Ife This is a word from Yoruba origin and means “love”. A name full of purity and beauty is sure to become your favourite while considering your girl’s name.
 Isis The name of the goddess of motherhood, Isis has Egyptian origin. She has a strong character and was one of the nine gods of Ennead.
 Jomana It is a variation of the name Jumana and means “Silver pearl”. It is of Arabic origin.
 Keket An Egyptian name with a powerful meaning, this stands for “the goddess of darkness”. Your girl with this name would grow up to be highly independent and possess leadership qualities.
 Khepri Khepri is the name of the Egyptian God of movement of the Sun. It means “to create”. Your child will create wonderful things in this world when she dons this name.
 Kissa An African word by origin, it means “firstborn daughter” or “born after twins”. A perfect name for your girl child if she is your first daughter.
 Lapis This means “azure blue stone” in Persian. Your child is aptly named after this as she is your precious gem too.
 Lateefah An Arabic/African name by origin it means “gentle”. This will be a suitable name for your baby as those with this name are very expressive in public writing or singing.
 Layla A name of Egyptian/Arabic origin, it has various meanings like “night” or “one who was born at night”. A pretty name for a girl with a feminine touch.
 Lotus Lotus is an exotic flower and this word has a Greek origin. It signifies purity and grace, which aptly describes your little girl.
Maibe It a name of Egyptian origin and means “Grave”. A soulful choice of name for your girl.
 Mandisa An Egyptian name which says “sweet”. An adorable way to call your lovely girl. It also has African origin.
 Mariam It is a Greek biblical version of Hebrew Miriam name and refers to the sister of Moses and Aaron. The Arabic meaning of this word is “rebellion”.
 Masika If your child was born during rains then no better name to call her by but this, as it means “baby born in rain”. It has African origin.
 Maye A beautiful name for your May-born baby. It has roots in Norman culture as well as a French connection. It literally means the month May and is supposed to give a cheerful disposition to those with this name.
 Nailah It has Arabic origin and means “One who attains”.
 Nane Nane has Greek origin and was the name of an Armenian goddess of war and wisdom.
 Neith A name with Egyptian origin and means “divine mother”. Neith is also the goddess of femininity and very suitable for a girl child.
 Nenet This word has Egyptian origin and means “goddess of the deep”. A name with a mystical touch, defining the inner beauties of a woman.
 Nephthys This name has roots in Egypt as well as Greek and means “lady of the house”. In some Egyptian cosmologies, this is also the name given to the “useful goddess”.
 Nour This is an Arabic name meaning “Light”. Your girl child will indeed be the light around the house which brightens up each day.
 Nubia This has Egyptian origin and literally means “from Nubia”. This name is characterized by people who are quiet and considerate.
 Onofria This is the name of an Egyptian God. It also means “always glad” and very right for your happy child.
 Rabia Rabia has Arabic origin and in literal word means “spring” and also signifies number four.
 Rana A name of Arabic origin, this sweet-sounding name has equally sweet meaning, “eye-catching”.
 Rehema It has Swahili, African origin which means “compassionate”. A spiritual name with a soothing connotation.
 Safiya A feminine name with Arabic origin, it means “pure”. That’s what your little bundle of joy surely is.
 Sara This has Hebrew origin and it means “princess”. Your little princess would suit this name completely.
 Shani This is a girl’s name of Hebrew origin which means “marvellous”. Indeed a marvellous name for your beautiful child.
 Tanit This is the name of Punic goddess of love and fertility.
 Tauret Tauret is the Egyptian goddess of pregnant women and those who bear this name have charismatic personalities.
 Thema A name of African origin, this word means “Queen”. Isn’t that how you think of your baby girl?
 Tiye An ancient Egyptian name, Tiye was a queen and the mother of Akhenaten. If you name your girl after this, she would be this adventurous woman who will set her own path in life.
 Zuberi It is an Egyptian name which means “strong”. You would like to give this name to your baby for the leadership quality it brings to the name bearer.

A compilation of a few of the best Egyptian names which have ancient roots. These are also modern names as they have become hugely popular in all communities in recent times.

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Gauri Ratnam completed her Masters in English Literature from the University of Pune. She began her journey as a German translator soon after completing her graduation, but later moved on to pursue her passion for writing. Having written for both digital and print media in a varied range of industries, she has the ability to write relatable and well-researched content, benefical for anyone seeking advice or direction.