Timothy meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Timothy No. of characters: 7 Gender: Boy Origin of Timothy: Old Greek
Religion: Hindu How to pronounce Timothy ti-mo-thy What does my name mean? Meaning of Timothy: To Fear God, Honoring God, Name of a Saint, To Honor God, One who Honors God

Origin and Meaning

Baby name Timothy is originated from Greek name Timόtheos meaning "honouring God, in God's honour or honoured by God" which in turn is composed of elements timao meaning "to honour" and theos meaning "god". The name is borne in the New Testament by a young disciple and companion of Paul on his second missionary journeys and was the recipient of two of Paul's epistles. He belonged to both Jewish and Greek ancestry and was martyred at Ephesus after protesting the worship of Artemis. This was also the name of Pope Timothy II of Alexandria who was succeeded twice in supplanting the Chalcedonian Patriarch of Alexandria. Few more notable bearers include Timothée Atouba, a Cameroonian footballer and Timothy Dalton, a Welsh-born English actor.

Timothy was ranked 145 in 2015 list of US boys name and dropped by 8.21% from its previous ranking of 134 in 2014. Timothy was ranked 964 in 2015 list of US girls name and dropped by 2.88% from its previous ranking of 937 in 2012.

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Timothy is a very very popular first name for a boy in England & Wales which is popular since 1996 and ranked 274 in 2014. Around 4984 people wear Timothy as their first name. Timothy is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Timothy is a very very popular first name for a boy in United States which is popular since 1923 and ranked 145 (0.069738% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 1067783 people wear Timothy as their first name. Timothy is a rare first name for a girl in United States which is a rare name since 1921 and ranked 145 (0.069738% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 1067783 people have Timothy as their first name. Timothy is not a native United States and Timothy may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.298695% of people in US have this given name.

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Expression number of Timothy is 11.

Timothy have high energy levels, just like a child. Timothy are highly sensitive and possess a high sense of awareness. Timothy are gifted with a sixth-sense, in addition to discerning and inspiring qualities.

Names that rhyme with Timothy Anothy, Darothy, Dorothy, Imothy, Kimothy, Orothy, Thimothy, Timiothy, Timmothy, Tinothy, Tmothy, Tomothy, TymothyFamous people named Timothy
Marsha Timothy in The Raid 2: Berandal as Actress
Timothy Blake in The Bad News Bears as Actress
Timothy Wead in Seed of Innocence as Actor
Timothy Dale Agee in Blue Streak as Actor
Timothy Dalton-Dobson in Rome Wasn't Built in a Day as
Timothy Bowman in Summer League as Actor
Matthew Timothy Johnston in A halálba táncoltatott leány as Casting Department
Timothy Nordwind in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 as Soundtrack
Timothy Stultz in Max Magician and the Legend of the Rings as Actor
Timothy Paul Coderre in Penthouse North as Actor
Timothy Treadwell was an environmental activist and amateur documentarian who gained notoriety after he died devoured by a bear in Katmai National Park.
Timothy Dowling is credited as writer of movie This Means War
Names like Timothy Timothy Namesakes Related Names: Tim, Tima, Timaeus, Timaj, Timaka, Timan, Timani, Timar, Timara, Timarah, Timarcus, Timaree, Timari, Timaria, Timarie, Timarion, Timathy, Timaya, Timayah, Timber Posts having Timothy: Comments :Timothy is a male first name and last name . This is the English version of the from the ancient Greek -derived first name Timotheus (Τιμόθεος). The Latin equivalent is Timotheus. The first name is composed of the ancient Greek verb τιμάω ( Timão "estimate, honor") and the noun θεός ( theós , "God") together and means something like: "God honors" or " God-fearing ". The first element is also found in the Timaeus , Rudder and Timoleon , while the second, widespread in ' Greek onomastics , located in Theodore , Doroteo , Theophilus , Theodule and various others. Timothy is a personal name Italian men. There are several graphic variants Thimoté, Timothy, Timothey, Thimothé or Timothy . English Timothy and diminutives Tim and Timmy were also adopted in French. In Italy he has had a greater spread around 1910 and was taken over, although to a lesser extent, in 2004. In English, in the form Timothy , it became common only after the Protestant Reformation. There are many saints named Timothy: generally the ' feast day is celebrated on January 26 in memory of St. Timothy , bishop and martyr to Ephesus , a disciple of St. Paul and the recipient of some of his letters - Josephine Tartaglia Popularity of Timothy

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