[ syll. po-tip-har, pot-iph-ar ] The baby boy name Potiphar is pronounced POWTIHF-R †. Potiphar has its origins in the Egyptian language. It is used largely in the English and German languages. Biblical name: The meaning of the name is 'he whom Ra gave; dedicated to Ra'. Potiphera (Hebrew) is an older form of Potiphar. The meaning of the name refers to Ra, the ancient Egyptian sun god. The name was borne in the Bible by the Egpytian officer who bought Joseph as a household slave.
A variant transcription of Potiphar is Potifar (English and German).
Potiphar is rare as a baby boy name. It is not listed in the top 1000.
A baby name that sounds like Potiphar is Potifar (English and German).
† approx pronunciation for Potiphar: P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"