The baby name Meskhenet is a girl name, 3 syllables long and is pronounced "mes-ken-et".
Meskhenet is a name of Egyptian origin that means "birth goddess" or "she who gives birth". In ancient Egyptian mythology, Meskhenet was the goddess of childbirth and fate. She was believed to be present at the birth of every child and was responsible for determining their destiny. Meskhenet was often depicted as a woman with a headdress in the shape of a house, symbolizing the birthing chamber.
The name Meskhenet is predominantly used for girls. It is pronounced as "mes-keh-net" with the emphasis on the second syllable. The name has a strong and powerful sound, reflecting the goddess's role in childbirth. Meskhenet is not a very common name, but it has been used in various forms throughout history, including in ancient Egyptian texts and in modern times as a given name.
The name Meskhenet is composed of three hieroglyphs: the "ms" sign, which means "to give birth", the "kh" sign, which means "to embrace", and the "nt" sign, which is a feminine suffix. Together, these components create a name that embodies the idea of a nurturing and protective mother figure. Meskhenet is a unique and meaningful name that pays homage to the ancient Egyptian goddess of childbirth and fate.