Turkic, Mongol

Tamerlane Origin and Meaning

The name Tamerlane is a boy's name meaning "iron".
This Westernized form of the name of an ancient Mongol warrior, remembered primarily today through the works of Christopher Marlowe and Edgar Allan Poe, runs the risk of sounding pompous and pretentious.

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Famous People Named Tamerlane

  • (Tamerlane) Lincoln KennedyJr., American NFL football player and commentator
  • Tamerlane Phillipsson of John Phillips of The Mamas & the Papas, brother of Bijou Phillips
  • Tamerlan Tsarnaevone of the Boston Marathon bombers