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Popularity
1.1m
in the U.S.
since 1880

Timothy

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: To Honor God
  • #36 All Time
Girls
Boys

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188070070
188163063
188271071
188362062
188477077
188564064
188674074
188754054
188876076
188982082
189056056
189166066
189271071
189362062
189471071
189560060
189672072
189758058
189875075
189960060
190077077
190162062
190262062
190349049
190458058
190573073
190653053
190782082
190867067
190967067
191075075
191188088
19121280128
19131600160
19141740174
19152530253
19162460246
19172600260
19182870287
19192490249
19202700270
19212578249
19222890289
19233240324
19243230323
19253245319
19262740274
19273250325
19283025297
19292920292
19303125307
19313460346
19323410341
19333450345
19343360336
19353765371
19364390439
19376740674
193889310883
19391,07681,068
19401,38701,387
19411,63971,632
19422,285102,275
19432,593132,580#99 boy name
19442,762112,751#92 boy name
19453,603103,593#69 boy name
19465,175215,154#60 boy name
19476,758136,745#52 boy name
19488,055178,038#38 boy name
19499,360199,341#34 boy name
195010,5212710,494#32 boy name
195112,7251412,711#28 boy name
195214,2083014,178#27 boy name
195315,1973415,163#26 boy name
195417,4674217,425#26 boy name
195520,7774720,730#22 boy name
195623,3194823,271#19 boy name
195724,7915724,734#19 boy name
195828,8328128,751#13 boy name
195930,8337930,754#12 boy name
196030,5749030,484#11 boy name
196128,3399928,240#15 boy name
196227,1728727,085#16 boy name
196327,30510227,203#15 boy name
196428,1899028,099#15 boy name
196528,46011228,348#12 boy name
196629,04711528,932#11 boy name
196728,72412828,596#11 boy name
196826,65913826,521#13 boy name
196923,48110723,374#17 boy name
197022,58614122,445#20 boy name
197120,21511420,101#21 boy name
197217,72611417,612#21 boy name
197316,1499416,055#22 boy name
197415,9717615,895#22 boy name
197516,05710515,952#22 boy name
197616,75111816,633#21 boy name
197718,08210217,980#18 boy name
197819,71610719,609#17 boy name
197919,20712919,078#18 boy name
198019,26210519,157#20 boy name
198118,36014518,215#24 boy name
198217,59413317,461#25 boy name
198316,47912516,354#26 boy name
198417,12412516,999#26 boy name
198517,27413317,141#26 boy name
198616,97510716,868#27 boy name
198717,50611817,388#26 boy name
198816,91511516,800#25 boy name
198916,4866216,424#28 boy name
199015,7456015,685#30 boy name
199114,1782914,149#32 boy name
199212,8862912,857#34 boy name
199311,6612611,635#38 boy name
199410,7861910,767#39 boy name
19959,804189,786#40 boy name
19968,937198,918#40 boy name
19978,517148,503#43 boy name
19987,856157,841#49 boy name
19997,603147,589#49 boy name
20007,26797,258#58 boy name
20016,429136,416#67 boy name
20026,02096,011#70 boy name
20035,490135,477#76 boy name
20045,258335,225#79 boy name
20055,03085,022#84 boy name
20064,70354,698#93 boy name
20074,43774,430#99 boy name
20084,08864,082
20093,74503,745
20103,44453,439
20113,22303,223
20123,10453,099
20133,03303,033
20142,98102,981

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1966 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Timothy" ranks #20 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, 869 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1966. Across the entire United States a total of 29,047 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Timothy" mean? The list below shows the origins of Timothy as well as things modernly associated with the name Timothy such as celebrities named Timothy.

Greek

Origin and Meaning of Timothy

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

Tim Burton

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

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Timothy Olyphant

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

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Tim Curry

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

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Tim Allen

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

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Tim Robbins

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

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Timothy Dalton

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

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Alternative Meanings

T is for treasure, of your friendship.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

T is for treat, that you always are.

H is for hug, give one today!

Y is for young, the years never show!

Your name in reverse order is "Yhtomit". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Imothty". 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.

Past life for Timothy born Dec 6, 1931

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Portugal approximately on 400. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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