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Gender of the name Nurbanu: feminine
Unique code of the name Nurbanu: 35902
First name Nurbanu backwards: Unabrun
Meaning and origin of the name Nurbanu
Turkic name, combination of the Persian name-giving Nur + Banu="bright girl".
Nurbanu Sultan (1525 - 7 December 1583) was the consort of Sultan Selim II of the Ottoman Empire, mother of Sultan Murad III, and de facto co-ruler as the Valide Sultan for nine years from 1574 until 1583. She was either a Venetian of noble birth or a Spanish Jew. Her birth name may have been Olivia or Cecilia Venier-Baffo, or Rachel, or Kale Kartanou.
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