Meaning of Timothy
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Timothy has the following meaning:
One who honors God.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.
As a baby boy name, Timothy is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 72 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).
In 2009, the name Timothy fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 3 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 110 in the Top 1000 charts.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Timothy in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Timothy is pronounced as tim-uh-thee
The following names are baby names related to Timothy and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Timothy: Boys - Anacletus
, Girls - Danfy
, Both genders - Melissa
Popular Variants for the name Timothy: Teemofe
Common nicknames for the name Timothy are: Tim, Timmy
We think the name Timothy should fall under the following style category: Biblical
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Timothy to be: Intelligent, shy and cute guy
In one word, you might describe Timothy as a(n) "shy
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The names of some famous persons by the name Timothy
(or its variants) are:Timothy H. Bishop
, born on 1 June, a famous politician. Timothy H. Bishop 's background: A politician from New York and the current Congressman for New York's 1st congressional district,Timothy Elliott Flanigan
, born on 16 May, a famous lawyer. Timothy Elliott Flanigan's background: An American lawyer and politician.Timothy Peter Dalton
, born on 21 March , a famous actor. Timothy Peter Dalton's background: A Welsh born English actor of stage and screen, best known for portraying James Bond in The Living Daylights (1987) and Licence to Kill (1989) and for his roles in Shakespearean related films and plays.