What does the name Egypt mean? The meaning of the name Egypt is Temple Of The Soul Of Ptah. The origin of the name Egypt is Greek. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
Name Notes: Ptah is the creative god associated with Memphis, the ancient city of Egypt. The name was derived from the Greek name "Aigyptos" meaning the region of the river Nile. Also, a horse owned by Ulysses Grant.