Timothy (given name)

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Timothy
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Pronunciation /ˈtɪməθi/
Gender Male
Origin
Word/name Greek
Meaning "Honouring God" or "Honored by God"
Other names
Nickname(s) Tim, Timmy, Timo, Timbo
Related names Tim, Timo,

Timothy is a masculine name. It comes from the Greek name Τιμόθεος (Timotheos) meaning "honouring God", "in God's honour", or "honored by God".[1] It is a common name in several countries, including non-English speaking ones.

In the United States, the name was most popular in the 1960s, ranking 13th among all boy's names. Popularity for the name has since declined with its latest rating of 110th in 2009.[2]

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  1. ^ "Timothy." Nelson's Student Bible Dictionary. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, Inc. 2005.
  2. ^ BabyNameFacts.com - popularity of the name Timothy