Popularity:3213
Origin:Egyptian
Meaning:begotten by Ra, the sun god
Ramses is a boy's name of Egyptian origin, meaning "begotten by Ra, the sun god." In ancient Egypt, Ramses was the distinguished name of many pharaohs and prominent rulers. Egyptians worshipped Ra as a powerful deity who had command of the sun, the heavens, and all creation. If you want to honor your ancestral roots or bestow blessings on your little one, Ramses is a name with a real impact. You can also spell it as Ramesses or shorten it to Rami to form a cute nickname.
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