Timothy is a Greek name that was derived from Timotheos, with timao meaning "to honor" and theos, which means "god." Based on the Greek translation, Timothy is understood to mean "honoring God." The name was popularized by Saint Timothy, who was a companion of Paul in the Bible. While Timothy is not as popular as it once was, it remains a classic choice for many parents.
Similar Names: Tim, Timmy
Famous Timothy Names: Tim Duncan (basketball player), Tim Tebow (football player)