What does the baby name Tamerlane mean? Learn about what Tamerlane means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.
Tamerlane - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity
The name 'Tamerlane' is a variant of the original name 'Temür', which comes from the Turkic-Mongol word for 'iron' or 'strong'. This reflects the association of strength and power with the name.
Tamerlane, also known as Timur, was a 14th-century Central Asian conqueror and founder of the Timurid Empire. He is considered a significant figure in the history of Central Asia and is known for his military campaigns and conquests. Tamerlane's legacy has left an impact on the cultural and historical identity of the region.