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Timur name meaning

First Name
691
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Timur mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Timur

User Submitted Origins

Mongolian
52%
Turkish
37%
Uzbek (Uzbekistan)
4%
Russian
4%
Romanian
4%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 people from Kazakhstan and Moldova, Republic of agree the name Timur is of Mongolian / Romanian origin and means "Iron".
  2. According to a user from Georgia, U.S., the name Timur means "Strange of iron".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun
See Tamerlane.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Mongolian ruler of Samarkand who led his nomadic hordes to conquer an area from Turkey to Mongolia (1336-1405)

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  • Timur Eneev

Notable Persons Named Timur

Notable Persons Named Timur

Timur Bekmambetov

Timur Bekmambetov is a film director, film producer, and screenwriter. Timur was given the name Timur Nuruakhitovich Bekmambetov on June 25th, 1961 in Atyrau.

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Timati

Timati is a hip hop music, contemporary r&b, and house music musician. Timati was given the name Timur Ildarovich Yunusov on August 15th, 1983 in Moscow. Timati is also known as Yunusov and Timur Ildarovich (birth name).

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Timur Miroshnychenko

Timur Miroshnychenko is a television presenter. He was most prominent from 2005 to present. Timur was given the name Timur Valeriyovych Miroshnychenko on March 9th, 1986 in Kiev.

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Timur Shah Durrani

He holds the title King of Greater Afghanistan and List of monarchs of Afghanistan. He was most active from 1772 to 1793. Timur was born as the child of Ahmad Shah Durrani in 1748. He passed away on May 18th, 1793.

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Timur Vermes

Timur was born in 1967.

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Timur Kulibayev

Timur was given the name Timur Askarovich Kulibayev on September 10th, 1966 in Almaty.

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  • Timur Gareyev
    Chess Player
  • Tim Seyfi
  • Timur Dibirov
  • Timur Ibragimov
    Boxer
  • Timur Safin
  • Timur Timerzyanov
    Athlete
  • Timur Novikov
  • Timur Rodriguez
    Singing
  • Timur Pradopo
    Chief of National Police of Indonesia
  • Timur Eneev
  • Timur Dzhabrailov
    Soccer Player
  • Timur Shipshev
    Soccer Player
  • Timur Bitokov
    Soccer Player

Notable Persons With the Last Name Timur

Notable Persons With the Last Name Timur

Minarti Timur

Minarti was born Minarti Timur on March 24th, 1968 in Surabaya.

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Fun Facts about the name Timur

  • How Popular is the name Timur? Timur is the 13,740th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Timur have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 691 babies born with the first name Timur in the United States. That's more than enough people named Timur to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Timur? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1969 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Timur first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Timur is Tuesday, November 29th, 1938.
  • What year had the most people named Timur born? The highest recorded use of the first name Timur was in 2017 with a total of 60 babies.
  • Random Timur Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Timur is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Florida have the same name in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Timur: The name spelled backwards is Rumit. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Miutr. How do you pronounce that?
  • Timur name meaning

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