Hathor - Meaning of Hathor

What does Hathor mean?

[ 2 syll. hat-hor, ha-th-or ] The baby girl name Hathor is pronounced as HHAA-TH-aoR (English) †. Hathor is derived from Egyptian origins. The name is of the meaning house of Horus. Hathor is the Greek form of the name Het-Heru (Egyptian), which is derived from the Egyptian 'hwt' and 'Hr'. In Egyptian mythology, she was often depicted with a cow head. She was the goddess of the sky, and Horus the sun god was 'housed' in her. The Greeks identified her with the goddess Aphrodite, and the Romans with the goddess Venus.

Hathora, Hathore, Hathorea, and Hathoria are variant transcriptions of Hathor.

See also the related categories, god, sun, sky, greek, romans, goddess, and egyptian.

Hathor is rarely used as a baby name for girls. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Hathor include Heathar, Heather, Heathir, Hethar, Hether, Hither, Hadara, Hadria, Hotaru, Hathore, Hedra, and Chedra.

† Pronunciation for Hathor: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; TH as in "theme (TH.IY.M)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"

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