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