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83k
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since 1880

Tim

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178k Tommy
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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 12 0 12
1881 12 0 12
1882 11 0 11
1883 16 0 16
1884 16 0 16
1885 16 0 16
1886 14 0 14
1887 18 0 18
1888 10 0 10
1889 14 0 14
1890 17 0 17
1891 15 0 15
1892 12 0 12
1893 19 0 19
1894 8 0 8
1895 15 0 15
1896 14 0 14
1897 7 0 7
1898 12 0 12
1899 13 0 13
1900 22 0 22
1901 8 0 8
1902 18 0 18
1903 25 0 25
1904 14 0 14
1905 19 0 19
1906 15 0 15
1907 19 0 19
1908 21 0 21
1909 30 0 30
1910 34 0 34
1911 23 0 23
1912 36 0 36
1913 37 0 37
1914 55 0 55
1915 40 0 40
1916 56 0 56
1917 48 0 48
1918 67 0 67
1919 58 0 58
1920 64 0 64
1921 54 0 54
1922 49 0 49
1923 65 0 65
1924 62 0 62
1925 60 0 60
1926 65 0 65
1927 65 0 65
1928 49 0 49
1929 74 0 74
1930 61 0 61
1931 72 0 72
1932 88 0 88
1933 101 0 101
1934 114 0 114
1935 131 0 131
1936 133 0 133
1937 163 0 163
1938 270 0 270
1939 245 0 245
1940 333 0 333
1941 388 0 388
1942 512 0 512
1943 618 0 618
1944 606 0 606
1945 778 0 778
1946 1,134 0 1,134
1947 1,329 0 1,329
1948 1,295 0 1,295
1949 1,014 7 1,007
1950 759 5 754
1951 716 0 716
1952 697 0 697
1953 744 0 744
1954 818 5 813
1955 1,144 0 1,144
1956 1,713 0 1,713
1957 3,267 12 3,255
1958 5,559 8 5,551 #74 boy name
1959 6,841 13 6,828 #60 boy name
1960 6,948 13 6,935 #60 boy name
1961 6,256 13 6,243 #65 boy name
1962 5,602 10 5,592 #71 boy name
1963 5,021 5 5,016 #79 boy name
1964 4,707 11 4,696 #82 boy name
1965 3,735 14 3,721 #97 boy name
1966 3,149 8 3,141
1967 2,631 7 2,624
1968 2,081 8 2,073
1969 1,556 9 1,547
1970 1,344 16 1,328
1971 1,059 9 1,050
1972 738 5 733
1973 524 0 524
1974 411 0 411
1975 331 5 326
1976 294 5 289
1977 256 0 256
1978 245 0 245
1979 147 0 147
1980 166 0 166
1981 162 0 162
1982 139 0 139
1983 96 0 96
1984 122 0 122
1985 102 0 102
1986 73 0 73
1987 83 0 83
1988 92 0 92
1989 95 0 95
1990 75 0 75
1991 67 0 67
1992 78 0 78
1993 64 0 64
1994 69 0 69
1995 51 0 51
1996 61 0 61
1997 57 0 57
1998 61 0 61
1999 74 0 74
2000 91 0 91
2001 79 0 79
2002 79 0 79
2003 88 0 88
2004 60 0 60
2005 84 0 84
2006 78 0 78
2007 77 0 77
2008 70 0 70
2009 69 0 69
2010 65 0 65
2011 48 0 48
2012 41 0 41
2013 51 0 51
2014 74 0 74
2015 61 0 61

Want to know about the popularity of the Tim baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 83,103 babies born with the name Tim in the United States. That's more than enough Tims to occupy the country of Andorra with an estimated population of 78,115 (as of July 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 12 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Tim" was in 1960 with a total of 6,935 babies. (That's a lot of baby Tims)

According to the 1965 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Tim" ranks #75 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Michigan. Imagine that, 193 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1965. Across the entire United States a total of 3,735 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 "Tim" mean? The list below shows the origins of Tim as well as things modernly associated with the name Tim such as celebrities named Tim.

Origin and Meaning of Tim

The name "Tim" is of Greek origin, and it means "Short form of Timothy". 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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Tim Howard

Tim Howard is a football biography. Tim was born in 1979 in North Brunswick, New Jersey, United States.

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Tim Duncan

Tim Duncan is a basketball biography. Tim was born in 1976 in Christiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands.

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Tim McGraw

Tim McGraw is a singer, actor, and record producer specializing in country music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1990 to present. Tim was born in 1967 as Samuel Timothy McGraw in Delhi, Louisiana, U.S.

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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 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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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 Roth

Tim Roth is an actor and film director with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1983 to present. Tim was born in 1961 as Simon Timothy Roth in Dulwich, London, England.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Tim

Tim Tebow
Tim Hortons
Tim Kaine
Tim Cook

Alternative Meanings

T is for talent, hidden or not.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

Your name in reverse order is "Mit". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Mit". 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 Tim born Jan 24, 2015

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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 Scotland approximately on 1800. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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