Tanis, the mummy's daughter, from Scooby-Doo and the Ghoul School was likely named after the city of the same name in ancient Egypt. During the 21st and 22nd dynasties, Tanis was the political capital of Egypt.
More information on the ancient Egyptian city can be found in its Wikipedia article here.
Credit for coming up this fun fact goes to Grumpydrawer.
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