Given Name TIMUR

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Тимур (Tatar, Chechen, Kazakh, Russian)
PRONOUNCED: tyi-MOOR (Russian)  [details]

Meaning & History

From the Turkic name Temür meaning "iron". Timur, also known as Tamerlane (from Persian تیمور لنگ (Timur e Lang) meaning "Timur the lame"), was a 14th-century Turkic leader who conquered large areas of Western Asia.
VARIANTS: Temir (Kazakh), Timour (History)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Demir (Bosnian), Temur, Temuri (Georgian), Temür (Medieval Turkic), Demir, Timur (Turkish)
SAME SPELLING: Timur

Categories

athletes, conquerors, emperors, metals
Entry updated February 12, 2018