Timothy is a masculine name of Greek origin. Coming from the name “Timotheos,” the name means “honoring God,” and is a wonderful way to introduce baby to your faith. In the New Testament, Timothy was a saint and companion of Saint Paul, which can make for a meaningful set of twin names. If you’re a literature buff, the name Timothy may remind you of Tiny Tim, the child from A Christmas Carol. With his optimism and infectious joy in even the hardest of times, he makes for a wonderful example of resilience to inspire baby.
Famous People Named Timothy
Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
- Timothy HuttonActor
- Timothy OlyphantActor
- Timothy Thomas FortuneCivil Rights Activist
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