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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Timur

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun
See Tamerlane.
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  1. Mongolian ruler of Samarkand who led his nomadic hordes to conquer an area from Turkey to Mongolia (1336-1405)

Notable Persons Named Timur

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 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 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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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 was born in 1967.

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

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Timur

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

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How popular is the baby name Timur in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1969 5 0 5
1972 5 0 5
1975 6 0 6
1976 8 0 8
1980 7 0 7
1982 5 0 5
1983 5 0 5
1985 5 0 5
1986 10 0 10
1987 5 0 5
1988 8 0 8
1989 5 0 5
1992 8 0 8
1994 5 0 5
1996 11 0 11
1997 7 0 7
1998 6 0 6
1999 5 0 5
2000 7 0 7
2001 18 0 18
2002 9 0 9
2003 17 0 17
2004 7 0 7
2005 18 0 18
2006 18 0 18
2007 24 0 24
2008 21 0 21
2009 18 0 18
2010 33 0 33
2011 34 0 34
2012 44 0 44
2013 39 0 39
2014 26 0 26
2015 42 0 42
2016 51 0 51
2017 60 0 60

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Popularity of Timur as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Timur

  • How Popular is the name Timur? Timur is the 14,523rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Timur have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 602 babies born with the first name Timur in the United States. That's more than enough people named Timur to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • 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 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Timur is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Timur: Your name in reverse order is Rumit. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Imutr. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.