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Also receives some usage in Ingushetia.
highexpectasians  5/22/2018
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Timur means iron in old Turkic and it sounds so powerful, like the emperor. And it's a boy given name in Turkey.
― Anonymous User  11/4/2017
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This name was given to Ukrainian TV presenter Timur Miroshnychenko who hosted Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2009, Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2013, and Eurovision Song Contest 2017 all in Ukraine's capital Kiev.
― Anonymous User  10/2/2017
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After reading about the conquests of Timur and his armies, I am surprised that this is still used as a name. That guy was a total monster by modern standards.
― Anonymous User  5/14/2015
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When written in upper case in Turkish, it is written TİMUR with an upper case dotted i. [noted -ed]
Shibbeh  10/8/2014
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Timur is also a given name in Turkey. [noted -ed]
Shibbeh  8/17/2011
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Timur is also used in Chechnya (a traditionally Islamic country) as a first name for men. Since Chechnya is forced to follow the Russian naming system, it is also found as a middle name in the form of a patronymic, namely Timurovich.
Lucille  4/10/2011
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Director Timur Bekmambetov, born 25. June 1961, Guryev, Soviet Union [now Atyrau, Kazakhstan].
Emilie007  9/25/2008
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Its origin is Turkish just like it already says, not Russia. It became widely used in Russia because of a famous novel written by Arkady Gaidar called "Timur and His Squad". Gaidar aslo had a son named Timur, so that lead the name to be popular in Russia.
dogg187  10/2/2006
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Pronounced: Tee-MOOR.
― Anonymous User  5/24/2006
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Tumur means iron in Mongolian. I think the English version is Timur. Or Timur is in Ancient Mongolian writing which is little bit different from the modern Mongolian writing. Many Mongolians have this name. Also Tumur is one of my favorite characters in Mongolian novel called "Tungalag Tamir". This name reminds me the character in that novel! Strong, patriotic, trustworthy, and handsome!
― Anonymous User  7/19/2005
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Actually Timur was leader of the Mongolians. He was only half Turkic by birth.
mandor  4/25/2005

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