TIMUR
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Тимур (Russian, Kazakh)
PRONOUNCED: tee-MOOR (Russian)   [key]
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.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Timour (History), Temir (Kazakh)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Temur, Temuri (Georgian), Temür (Medieval Turkic)