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Scripts Эльмира (Chechen, Kazakh), Элмира (Kyrgyz)
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Contributor Contrib.anonymous on 6/15/2017
Meaning and origin uncertain. It might perhaps mean "ruler of the world", derived from Turkic el meaning "nation, people, country" combined with the Arabic title أَمِير (ʾamīr) meaning "prince, commander" (see Amir (1)). Also see the entry for the Soviet name Elmira, which is worth checking out since Chechnya, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tatarstan were once part of the Soviet Union.Known bearers of this name include the Kazakh model Elmira Abdrazakova (b. 1994) and the Russian poetess Elmira Kotlyar (1925-2006), both of which are of Tatar descent.