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Gender Masculine
Scripts Тимур(Tatar, Chechen, Kazakh, Russian)
Pronounced Pron. tyi-MOOR(Russian)
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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.
VariantsTemir(Kazakh) Timour(History)
Other Languages & CulturesDemir(Bosnian) Temur, Temuri(Georgian) Temür(Medieval Turkic) Demir, Timur(Turkish)
Same SpellingTimur


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