Timothy Name Meaning & Origin
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.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Tim, Timmy, Timmo, T, Moth, Tith, Timmer, Tom,Timbo, Timo, Theo, Fim, Fimofy
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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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