The Ancient Egyptian word for gold was nbw and it is believed that the kingdom south of Egypt was called Nubia (pronounced: Noo-bee-a) because her most valuable export was gold from her rich mines.
This is our kitten. Her name is Nubia. Nicknames include: Noob. Noobes. Nooby. And Mrs. Fluffy-bumpkins.
(Other names considered include: Maple, Saqqara, Giza, Wadi, Rapunzel, Sheba and Sahara)