What does Tim mean?
Associated with: greek.
(male) Isim, Timis, ..
(female) Tie, Timie, .. Middle name pairings:
Tim Braden (T.B.), ..
How popular is Tim?
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 (#30091 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Tim reached its peak rank of #90 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not ranked currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Tim are Timmy and Timothy (#147 the previous year). Other forms, like Tymon, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Tim was well-received among parents in the 1960s (usage of 1.71%) and has become much less since (usage 0.15%, ▼92%), with versions like Timmy becoming less fashionable.