If you’re searching for some of the most spectacular Egyptian dog names, we’ve got you covered!
There was a time when Egypt was vastly explored in Hollywood movies, with films such as The Mummy, The Prince of Egypt and many more.
Maybe watching those movies gave you some inspiration or you are simply fascinated with their ancient and rich culture.
Whatever the reason, we have some Egyptian dog name ideas for your fur baby boy and girl.
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Male Egyptian Dog Names
For some reason, we feel Egyptian names taken from Gods or Pharaohs just give your dog a sense of regalness and masculinity.
Find one that matches your dog’s aura from the list below!
- Pharaoh – The King of Egypt. A pharaoh has power over all the land and it’s people. We’ll bet money your dog rules your house the same way.
- Ra – God of the Sun
- Osiris – A wise and good Pharaoh, the son of Geb and Nut.
- Set – Often portrayed with a dog face, Set was the King of Evil (name with caution).
- Horus – Son of Isis and Osiris, the hero who eventually defeated Set.
- Anubis – Also often portrayed with a dog face and often makes an appearance in movies, Anubis is the God of Funerals and Death.
- Khufu – A tyrannical ruler, but built the Pyramid of Giza.
- Ramses – Possibly the greatest and most powerful Pharaoh ever.
- Ka – Spirit or soul
- Nile – The great river.
- Cairo – Capital of Egypt
- Tut – After King Tutankhamen
- Imhotep – Peace. Although you might realize it was the name of the antagonist/super-villain of The Mummy movies.
- Kahotep – Peaceful
- Khalid – Immortal. The name has been modernized by a rapper.
- Nephi – Good son. Perfect for good little male fur babies.
- Seth – God of Chaos
- Luxor – A main temple
- Skylar – Meaning sky.
- Karim – Noble and generous
- Ozymandias – King of Kings
- Wallis -Newborn
- Shu – God of Air
- Saa – God of Nature
- Omorose – Beautiful child
- Omari – High born. Which is true since your dog is the king of the house.
- Jabari – You might recognize this word from the movie Black Panther, while it means “brave and fearless” in African, it has Egyptian origins.
- Bastet – While it is the name of a cat goddess, it sounds more like a masculine name in the modern world.
- Amon – The great God of Thebes.
- Net – The Divine Mother. Who said you can’t name little boys after female deities?
- Adom – Like Adam, but the Egyptian version.
- Manu – Born second
- Mosi – Born first
- Rashidi – Wise. Great if you have a boy and a girl and name the girl Rashida.
- Theoris – Great
With names that just exude power like Pharoah, Ra and Anubis, what more could you want?
If it were up to us, we would definitely choose to name our precious one after a king or a god. Ozymandias, Ra, Pharoah and Rameses were among our favorites.
Now let’s zip on over to the other side of the coin and take a look at names for little girls.
Female Egyptian Dog Names
Queens of Egypt such as Nefertiti go down in history as great rulers. Did you know that eyeliner is said to have originated from Egypt?
It was used to protect their eyes from the desert sun, much like our sunglasses today.
These names would match dogs with black rings around their eyes.
- Isis – Osiris’s wife and Goddess of Magic.
- Amenti – Goddess of the West
- Tia – A princess
- Shani – Wonderful woman
- Aziza – Precious
- Nubia – Golden treasure, which I’m sure your dog is to you.
- Ebony – Perfect for the dogs with natural eyeliner.
- Lapis – A precious stone
- Kamilah – Perfection
- Rana – Beautiful woman
- Sarah or Sara – It’s a common name we use today which actually means “princess.”
- Chione – Daughter of the Nile
- Nefertiri – Gorgeous and prettiest one
- Safiya – Pure
- Tiye – Queen of the Light
- Nawa – Storm
- Tiahna – While it might have been for a man, we feel it sounds beautiful for a female.
- Shani – Wonderful
- Sanura – While you might not want to name your puppy after its “natural enemy” Sanura means kitten.
- Ramla – Prophetess
- Neema – Born to wealthy parents (one can hope).
- Amunet – Goddess of Mystery and the villain in the newest reboot of The Mummy starring Tom Cruise.
- Jamila – Beauty
- Nashwa – A wonderful feeling, probably the one you get from owning a dog.
And there you have it, that completes our list of Egyptian inspired dog names.
There are tons more, but we carefully sifted through and chose ones that are easier to roll off the tongue.
Some of the options we came across were real tongue twisters!
You know our favorite picks for male names, we love Safiya, Nailah and Tia were among our favorites, now it’s your turn to tell us which ones you love!