From Turkic han (king, ruler) + ım (feminine suffix for nobility titles) Compare with begum.
خانم • (hanım)
From Turkic xān and the genitive enclitic -em., or perhaps from Persian کانم (kānom, “a married woman”).
خانم • (xânom) (plural خانمها (xânom-hâ))
- Madam (Used in Iran especially in 19th century)