Origin of the name BASTET.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name BASTET.
form of Egyptian Bast (q.v.),
the name of a goddess of fertility, meaning "the Bastite."
See also Bubastes and Sekhet.
... the goddess who dwelt in
the city of Bast was hence called Bastet, "the
Bastite," and thence again was formed the sacred name of the city,
viz. Per-Bastet, lit. "the house of the Bastite." (A
Dictionary of the Bible: Kir-Pleiades, Hastings, 1900)