What Does The Name Timothy Mean?


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Shezan Shaikh answered
Timothy is actually a diminutive version of Timotheos which is Greek meaning 'to honour God'. It is pronounced as Tim-oh-thee. The Spanish versions of this name are Timo and Timoteo. The common short form of Timothy is Tim. The name Timothy has several variants including Timothy has 19 variant forms: Tim, Timmo, Tymothy, Timmy, Timmothy, Timmy, Tymoteusz, Timo, Timofei, Tymon, Timofeo, Timofey, Tymmothy, Timon, Timoteo, Timotheus, Timotheo, Timothey, and Timothé.

Timothy is a biblical character. He is venerated as a saint in Catholicism. He was a disciple of the apostle Paul and accompanied him on many of his journeys. His mother and grandmother were commended for their piety. Not much is known about his early life except that he was a Greek. He was well versed in the Scriptures and some experts feel he probably had a Jewish upbringing.
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Anonymous answered
It means in charge of something sweet nice and tanned

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