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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #36 most popular

What does the name "Timothy" mean?

Timothy (Greek): To Honor God

The name "Timothy" is of Greek origin and it means "To Honor God". It's a name commonly given to boys.

T is for treasure, that of your friendship.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

T is for thoughtful, the caring you.

H is for humble, a saintly quality.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Your name in reverse order is "Yhtomit". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ohttyim". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Timothy" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Timothy? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,064,929 babies born with the name Timothy in the United States. That's more than enough Timothies to occupy the country of Djibouti with an estimated population of 923,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 70 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Timothy" was in 1959 with a total of 30,754 babies. (That's a lot of baby Timothies)

According to the 1936 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Timothy" is not a popular baby boy's name in Alabama. Imagine that, only 14 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1936. Across the entire United States a total of only 439 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Timothy popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Timothy in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Timothy

Tim Burton

Tim Burton is a film director, film producer, writer, and artist with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1982 to present. Tim was born in 1958 as Timothy Walter Burton in Burbank, California, U.S.


Timothy Olyphant

Timothy Olyphant is an actor producer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1995 to present. Timothy was born in 1968 as Timothy David Olyphant in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.


Tim Curry

Tim Curry is an actor, voice actor, and singer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1968 to present. Tim was born in 1946 as Timothy James Curry in Grappenhall, Warrington, England.


Tim Allen

Tim Allen is a comedian with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1975 to present. Tim was born in 1953 as Timothy Alan Dick in Denver, Colorado, U.S.


Tim Robbins

Tim Robbins is an actor, director, producer, screenwriter, activist, and musician with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1979 to present. Tim was born in 1958 as Timothy Francis Robbins in West Covina, California, U.S.


Timothy Dalton

Timothy Dalton is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1967 to present. Timothy was born in 1946 in Colwyn Bay, Denbighshire, Wales.


Past life for Timothy born Nov 11, 2007

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Poland approximately on 1075. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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