Egypt - Meaning of Egypt

What does Egypt mean?

[ 2 syll. e-gyp(t), eg-y-pt ] The baby girl name Egypt is pronounced IYJHAHPT †. Egypt has its origins in the Hebrew language. The meaning of the name is 'from the land of pyramids and the Nile'.

A derivative of Egypt is the name Egipt.

See also the related category hebrew.

Egypt is somewhat popular as a baby girl name. The name has been increasing in popularity since the 2010s; prior to that, it was of only sporadic use. At the modest height of its usage in 2018, 0.015% of baby girls were given the name Egypt. It was #946 in rank then. Within all girl names in its family, Egypt was the most frequently used in 2018.

A baby name that sounds like Egypt is the name Egipt.

† English pronunciation for Egypt: IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"



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