Gender Masculine
Usage History
Scripts Тэмүжин(Mongolian Cyrillic)

Meaning & History

Means "of iron" in Mongolian, derived ultimately from the Turkic word temür "iron". This was the original name of the Mongolian leader better known by the title Genghis Khan. Born in the 12th century, he managed to unite the tribes of Mongolia and then conquer huge areas of Asia and Eastern Europe.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesTemüjin(Medieval Mongolian) Timuçin(Turkish)
Same SpellingTemüjin


Entry updated December 14, 2019