What does Tim mean?
Tim \tim\ as a name for boys is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of Tim is "God's honor". Tim is a derivative of Timothy (Greek). Biblical: Timothy was an energetic. Somewhat uncommon as a birth name.
Tim is a very prominent first name for males (#170 out of 1220, Top 14%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#34558 out of 88799, Top 39%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Tim for boys. Tim reached its peak rank of #92 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Tim and associated names. Prominent variation forms of Tim are Timmothy, Timmy and Timothy (#135 the previous year). Usage of these boy names reached its peak during 1960-1969 and has become much less since, with the versions Tim, Timmothy and Timmy becoming less fashionable. Timothy (#135) is the most fashionable name for newborns in this list, with this name enjoying a rekindling in popularity. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Tim▼ is alike in pronunciation to Tam, Teom, Thom, Tom▼, Tome and Tomm. Other suggested similar baby names are Jim▼, Kim▼, Sim▼, Tan, Tino, Ton and Wim. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tim.