Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. TIM(English, German, Dutch, Slovene)
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Meaning & History

Short form of Timothy or (in Germany) Dietmar. It was borne by the fictional character Tiny Tim, the ill son of Bob Cratchit in Charles Dickens' novel A Christmas Carol (1843).

Related Names

VariantsTimmy(English) Timo(German) Timo(Dutch)
Feminine FormTimotha(English)
Other Languages & CulturesTheudemar, Thietmar, Thiemo(Ancient Germanic) Timoteus, Timotheos(Ancient Greek) Tsimafei(Belarusian) Timothy(Biblical) Timotheos(Biblical Greek) Timotheus(Biblical Latin) Timotei(Bulgarian) Timo(Estonian) Timo(Finnish) Timothée, Timothé(French) Timoteo(Italian) Timotej(Macedonian) Timoti(Maori) Tymoteusz(Polish) Timoteo(Portuguese) Timotei(Romanian) Timofei, Timofey(Russian) Timotej(Slovak) Timoteo(Spanish) Tymofiy(Ukrainian)
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Popularity

People think this name is

youthful   informal   common   wholesome   strong   refined   simple   comedic   nerdy  

Name Days

Norway: February 22

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Entry updated November 16, 2019