BerkeБэрхm & fTurkish, Medieval Mongolian From Turkish berk and Mongolian бэрх (berkh) both meaning "strong, firm" or "difficult, hard", derived from Old Turkic bérk. This was the name of a ruler of the Mongol Golden Horde from 1257-1266... [more]
BoraqchinБорагчинfMedieval Mongolian Meaning uncertain, possibly from Mongolian борогчин (borogchin) meaning "(female) bird" or "brown skin (of female animals)". This was the name of a 13th-century Alchi Tatar woman and the senior wife of Mongol ruler Batu Khan (c... [more]
BörteБөртэfHistory, Medieval Mongolian This was the name of the first wife of Temujin, better known as Genghis Khan, the founder of the Mongol Empire. Borte, or Börte, became the head of the first Court of Genghis Khan, and Grand Empress of his Empire.
ChabifMedieval Mongolian Empress Chabi (1225–1281) was a Khongirad empress consort of the Yuan dynasty in China, married to Kublai Khan. As such, she was the wife to the Mongol Khagan who had conquered all of China in the 1270s.
ÖgedeiӨгэдэй, ᠥᠭᠡᠳᠡᠢ, ᠣᠭᠡᠳᠡᠢ, ᠥᠭᠦᠳᠡᠢmMedieval Mongolian Meaning unknown, possibly derived from Turkish ok "arrow" and tay "colt". This name was borne by Ögedei Khan (1186–1241), the second khagan of the Mongol Empire and a son of Genghis Khan.
YesünmMedieval Mongolian Meaning comes from number nine yesun in Mongolian, which is considered especially lucky and represents abundance.... [more]
ZhenjinmMedieval Mongolian This name means "true gold" in Chinese. Zhenjin (1243 – January 5, 1286) was the second son of Kublai Khan, founder of the Yuan dynasty. He was designated as the Crown Prince by Kublai Khan in 1273, and became the head of the Central Secretariat... [more]