Timmy

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Timmy
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Pronunciation/ˈtɪməθi/
Gendermale
Origin
Word/nameGreek name Τιμόθεος
Meaning"Honouring God" or "Honoured by God"
Other names
Nickname(s)Timo, Timbo
Related namesTim, Timothy, Timo, Timofei, Tymish, Timotey, Timoteo, Timotheus, Tymoteusz, Timothée, Tijs

Timmy is a masculine name, a short form of Timothy or Tim. This variation is popular as a nickname and is commonly used when someone is young, but is often used in adulthood. It is a version of the Greek name Τιμόθεος (Timόtheos) meaning "honouring" (Τιμό) "God" (θεος).[1] Tim (and its variations) is a common name in several countries.

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  1. ^ "Timothy." Nelson's Student Bible Dictionary. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, Inc. 2005.