Khanim was born in Nakhchivan into an aristocratic family. Her birth and death dates are unknown. Heyran Khanim moved to Iran in the beginning of the 19th century and lived in Tabriz till the end of her life. She knew Persian and Arabic languages and learned classical literature of the East.
Ardent, kind and selfless love is the main theme of her poetry. She blames life, protests against evil and social unfairness, violation of rights and oppressed situation of women.
- "Хейран-Ханум". slovari.
- Aziza Jafarzade. Azərbaycanın aşıq və şair qadınları. Baku: Ganjlik, 1991, page.35.
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