They built their names just like they built the pyramids! In the beginning, Egyptian names were determined by social hierarchy, occupation, spirituality and the natural gifts and talents possessed by the family. They’ve stood the test of time and possess a quality that is appealing and intriguing to the daring and adventurous parents out there. The Egyptian language has the second longest history of any language (outside of Sumerian) and therefore, these names are some of the very oldest in history. Browse the best selection of Egyptian baby names and find the very best fit for your baby.