Names were very important in Ancient Egypt, they help to explain who you are.  Some of the kids in Ancient Egypt were named after Pharoes.  These names include…

  • Hetepsekhemwy

  • Djoser

  • Shepseskaf

  • Pepy 1

  • Pepy 2

  • Teti

     Other kids were named after the gods and goddesses.  Such as…

  • Anuket: who worshiped at Elephantine, she was associated with the gazelle.
  • Nut: is the mother of the sun, moon and  of the heavenly bodies.

     Some other common names for children include…

  • Baba
  • Denger
  • Gua

Done by Sara Poole.


1 Comment

  1. Heather Poole said,

    February 24, 2007 at 2:27 am

    What a coincidence Sara. I was considering naming you that first name (Hetepsekhemwy), but decided it was too over used. Next time maybe.


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