Timothy: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Timothy
Origin of the name Timothy:
Derived from the Greek timē (honor, respect) and theos (God): hence, "honoring God." The name is borne in the Bible by a young disciple and companion of Paul, to whom Paul addressed two epistles.
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My brother is named Timothy. He is currently in the National Guard.
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Tim, Timmy, Timo, T, Moth, Tith, Timmer
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Timothy was the beloved disciple of St. Paul. Two of the epistles in the New Testament are addressed to him.
There is a type of flowering grass called timothy, which is used in making hay. It was named for Timothy Hanson, a New England farmer.
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Tim Conway, American actor
Timothy Bottoms, American actor
Timothy Hutton, American actor
Tim Burton, American director
Tim Robbins, American actor
Timothy Olyphant, Amreican actor
Timothy "Tim" Tebow, American football quarterback
Tim Gunn, American fashion consultant and television personality
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"Timothy," song by Buoys about an unfortunate miner
Timothy Mouse, character in the Disney film "Dumbo"
"Tiny Tim" Dickens, A Christmas Carol
'Tim' from the Tim series by Edward Ardizzone.
"Timmy" the dog from Enid Blyton's children's series "Famous Five"