Gender Masculine
Usage Turkish
Note In Turkish this name is written with a dotted İ. It appears as İLHAN in uppercase and ilhan in lowercase.

Meaning & History

From the Mongolian title il-Khan meaning "subordinate Khan", which was first adopted by Genghis Khan's grandson Hulagu, who ruled a kingdom called the Ilkhanate that stretched from modern Iran to eastern Turkey.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesKhan(Pashto) Khan(Urdu)


Entry updated November 16, 2019