Tim Name Meaning & Origin

Tim

Pronunciation: TIM (key)

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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Related Names:

Timmy, Timo, Timothy, Timmie

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Famous real-life people named Tim

Tim McGraw, American country singer.
Tim Seeley, Comic book artist
Tim Tebow, a Heisman Trophy-winning American football quarterback.
Tim Rickert, famous singer-actor
Tim Bergling, EDM artist who was also known as Avicii
Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc.

Tim in song, story & screen

Tiny Tim, fictional character from Charles Dickens "A Christmas Carol."
Tim Drake, Red Robin in DC

"Tim McGraw" a song by Taylor Swift off her debut album, "Taylor Swift."

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