Timur (name)

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Language(s) Adyghe: Тимур
Azerbaijani: Teymur
Chechen: Тимур
Georgian :თემურ
Ingush: Темар
Kazakh: Темiр, Темур, Тимур
Kazakh Latin: Temir
Mongolian: Төмөр, ᠲᠡᠮᠦᠷ
Old Turkic: Temür
Ossetian: Тимур
Russian: Тимур
Tatar: Тимур
Turkish: Timur, Temur
Ukrainian: Тимур
Uzbek: Temur
Word/nameOld Turkic or Ancient Mongolian
Other names
Related namesTimur, Temur, Temür, Temir, Teymur, Tömör Tamerlan, Damir, Demir

Timur, Temur, Temür, Temir, Teymur or Tömör is a masculine Turkic and Mongolic given name which literally means iron . It is a cognate of the Bosnian and Turkish name Demir. In Indonesian, timur translates to east , and symbolizes hope by the rising sun.


Timur (Russian : Тиму́р) is also a popular name for boys in post-Soviet states, due in part to its usage in the novel Timur and His Squad by Arkady Gaidar.

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