Name: Timothy

Origin and Meaning of the Name Timothy

  • Meaning:
    To honor God, to fear God
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    To honor God, to fear God
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (TIM uh thee)
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Miscellaneous Info for Timothy

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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    St Timothy was a companion of Paul, and the recipient of the two letters to Timothy, contained within the New Testament.

    The name has been borne by James Bond actor Timothy Dalton, 'The Goodies' comedian Tim Brooke-Taylor and actor Timothy Spall.

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