Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. TIM(English, German, Dutch, Slovene)  [key·IPA]

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 & CulturesTimoteus, Timotheos(Ancient Greek) Tsimafei(Belarusian) Timothy(Biblical) Timotheos(Biblical Greek) Timotheus(Biblical Latin) Timotei(Bulgarian) Timo(Estonian) Timo(Finnish) Timothée, Timothé(French) Theudemer, Theudemar, Thiemo, Thietmar(Germanic) Theodemir, Þiudamers(Gothic) Timoteo(Italian) Timotej(Macedonian) Timoti(Maori) Þeudōmēriz(Old Germanic) Tymoteusz, Tymek(Polish) Timoteo(Portuguese) Timotei(Romanian) Timofei, Timofey(Russian) Timotej(Slovak) Teodomiro, Timoteo(Spanish) Tymofiy(Ukrainian)
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People think this name is

youthful   informal   common   natural   wholesome   strong   refined   boring   simple   comedic   nerdy  

Name Days

Norway: February 22


Entry updated November 16, 2019