Gender Masculine
Usage History
Pronounced Pron. /ˈɡɛŋ.ɡɪs/(English) /ˈd͡ʒɛŋ.ɡɪs/(English)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From the title Genghis (or Chinggis) Khan, meaning "universal ruler", which was adopted by the Mongol Empire founder Temujin in the late 12th century. Remembered both for his military brilliance and his brutality towards civilians, he went on to conquer huge areas of Asia and Eastern Europe.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesChingis(Mongolian) Cengiz(Turkish)

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14th-century depiction of Genghis Khan14th-century depiction of Genghis Khan


Entry updated July 2, 2017