Gender Masculine
Scripts Тимур(Tatar, Chechen, Kazakh, Uzbek, Russian) Тімур(Ukrainian) Төмөр(Mongolian Cyrillic)
Pronounced Pron. tyi-MOOR(Russian) ti-MUWR(English)  [key·IPA]
Note In Turkish this name is written with a dotted İ. It appears as TİMUR in uppercase and timur in lowercase.

Meaning & History

From the Turkic and Mongol name Temür meaning "iron". This was the name of several Mongol, Turkic and Yuan leaders. A notable bearer was Timur, also known as Tamerlane (from Persian تیمور لنگ (Timur e Lang) meaning "Timur the lame"), a 14th-century Turkic leader who conquered large areas of Western Asia.

Related Names

VariantsTemir(Kazakh) Temur(Uzbek) Demir(Turkish) Timour(History)
Other Languages & CulturesTsimur(Belarusian) Demir(Bosnian) Temur(Georgian) Temür(Medieval Turkic)


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Entry updated June 9, 2023