After a Manchu chief, a name change occurred.

Gantömör (fl. 1667)

He was a Manchu chieftain who swore allegiance to Russia.

Gantimurov Family (1686)

gan: (Mongolic) steel
tömör: (Mongolic) iron

The family that descended from Gantomor would eventually become a princely house with their own village called Karymskoye in Siberia.


  • Artemyev A. R. The Gantimurov Princes in Russian service // Suomalais-Ugrilaisen Seuran Aikakauskirja. Vol.84. Helsinki, 1992. P.7-8.
  • “Gantimurov family.” Wikipedia.

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