Type Surname (from given name)
Pronounced Pron. Goul-Tack-In [key]
Other Forms FormsGültekin (Turkish), Kultegin (Uzbek)
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Meaning & History
It comes from "Kül Tigin" (? - 575 AD) who was a general of the Second Turkic Kaganate (Göktürks' khaganate). He was a second son of Ilterish Shad and the younger brother of Bilge Kagan.