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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Izmir mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Izmir

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Izmir means "Dragon of the north" and is of Unknown origin.
Other origins: Arabic, English, Islamic,Arabic, and Turkish

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  1. A port city in western Turkey
  1. Alternative spelling of Izmir

Ä°zmir was also found in the following language(s): Turkish

Notable Persons Named Izmir

Izmir Brahimaj is an athlete for the Internacionale Tirana FC.


Izmir Balaj is a sports team member for the KF Apolonia Fier.


Izmir Shah is a sports team member for the Gombak United FC.


Izmir Pelinku is an athlete for the KF Ada Velipoj√ę.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Izmir

Nurul was born on June 30th, 1985 in Penang. Nurul is also known as Hanis.


Fun Facts about the name Izmir

  • How unique is the name Izmir? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Izmir was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Izmir: Your name in reverse order is Rimzi. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Izmir. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Izmir born Oct 4, 2006

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central England approximately on 1750. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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