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Merenre (Ancient Egyptian: mr.n-rꜥ) is an Ancient Egyptian name meaning "(the one) whom Ra has loved".[1] It has sometimes suggested that the Greek Μενθεσοῦφις (Menthesouphis) is a rendering of this name,[who?] but it may more likely be a metathesized rendering of the name nmtj-m-zꜣ.f.[2] Merenre is the throne name of two pharaohs of the 6th Dynasty during the late Old Kingdom period:

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  1. ^ Leprohon, Ronald (2013), Denise Doxey, editor, The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary, Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, page 43
  2. ^ von Beckerath, Jürgen (1984) Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen, München: Deutscher Kunstverlag, page 57–58