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Timothy Meaning


What does Timothy mean?

The name Timothy is of Greek and English origin.

The meaning of Timothy is "to honor G-d".

Timothy is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Ti-mo-thy.

The Given Name Timothy

The easy nickname name Timothy, has a wonderfully refined quality.

This great little boy name has a natural strength.

Wrap it up and take it home, Timothy may just be the name you're looking for.

Timothy falls into the easy nickname name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Timothy Dalton, and Timothy Hutton.

Timothy Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 165 in baby name popularity for boys with 2,330 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 163 in baby name popularity for boys with 2,405 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Timothy has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Timothy Name Popularity Page.

Timothy Related Names

The names Timofey, Timotej, Timoteo, Timoteus, Timotha, Timothea, Timothee, Timoti, Tymoteusz are all forms of Timothy.

Timothy has the diminutives (nicknames) Tim, Timmy.

Famous Timothys

  • Timothy ~ Biblical Character (2 Tim. 1:5), Saint
  • Timothy Dalton ~ Actor
  • Timothy Hutton ~ Actor
  • Timothy of Antinoe ~ Saint
  • Timothy of Rome ~ Saint
  • Timothy Olyphant ~ Actor
  • Timothy Spall ~ Actor
  • Timothy the Martyr ~ Saint

Timothy Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Timothy.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Timothy are often doting and severe but most of all they are read more >>

Timothy Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Timothy in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Timothy.

Just for fun, see the name Timothy in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Timothy in Nautical Flags page.