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Gender Masculine
Scripts Τίμων(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. TEE-MAWN(Classical Greek)
TIE-mən(English)
TEE-mawn(Dutch)
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Meaning & History

Derived from Greek τιμάω (timao) meaning "to honour, to esteem". It appears briefly in the New Testament. This is also the name of the main character in Shakespeare's tragedy Timon of Athens (1607).

Related Names

VariantsTimaeus, Timaios(Ancient Greek)
Feminine FormTimo(Ancient Greek)
Other Languages & CulturesTimée(Biblical French) Timeo(Biblical Italian) Timeo(Biblical Spanish) Timéo(French) Tymon(Polish)
User SubmissionsTímon, Timón

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Sources & References

  1. Lexicon of Greek Personal Names, available from https://www.lgpn.ox.ac.uk/publications/.
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