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Timothy boy

First name origin & meaning:

Greek: Honoring God

First name variations: Timotheus, Timoteo, Timmy, Timmie, Tim, Timon, Timo

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English: from the New Testament Greek personal name Timotheos, from Greek timē ‘honor’ + theos ‘God’. This was the name of a companion of St. Paul who, according to tradition, was stoned to death for denouncing the worship of Diana in Ephesus. This was not in general use in England as a given name until Tudor times, so, insofar as it is an English surname at all, it is a late formation (e.g. in Wales, where surnames came into use only relatively recently). In America it also represents an adoption of the English given name in place of a cognate in Greek (Timotheou, Timotheopoulos) or any of various other European languages.
  2. Irish: adoption of the English personal name as an equivalent of Tumulty.

Famous people with this first name: Timothy Dalton

Comments for Timothy
 
     

August 28, 2014



Variety is the spice of life! Swap out boring sandwiches for simple and healthy alternatives, like crackers and cheese, veggie or fruit kebabs, pasta salad, or breakfast for lunch (such as yogurt and granola, or whole wheat waffles).


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