Given Name TIMUR

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Тимур (Tatar, Chechen, Kazakh, Russian)
PRONOUNCED: tyi-MOOR (Russian)   [details]

Meaning & History

From the Turkic name Temür meaning "iron". Timur, also known as Tamerlane (from Persian تیمور لنگ (Timur e Lang) meaning "Timur the lame"), was a 14th-century Turkic leader who conquered large areas of Western Asia.

Categories

athletes, emperors, metals
VARIANTS: Timour (History), Temir (Kazakh)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Temur, Temuri (Georgian), Temür (Medieval Turkic), Demir, Timur (Turkish)
SAME SPELLING: Timur