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What does Timo mean?

Timo Pronunciation of Timo [timo] as a boys' name is of Greek derivation, and the name Timo means "God's honor". Timo is a Spanish form of Timothy (Greek).

Associated with: greek.


Timo has 2 variants: Timmo and Timmy.

8 more relations via Timothy: Tim, Timofei, Timofeo, Timofey, Timon, Timoteo, Timothe and Tymon.

Creative forms:
(male) Tiro, Tomo, ..

(female) Tima, Timona, ..

Middle name pairings:
Timo Karter (T.K.), ..

How popular is Timo?

Timo is an uncommon given name for males but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#85643 out of 150436, Top 57%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Timo (unlisted) are Tim, Timmy and Timothy (#147 from current records). These relations of Timo were favored by parents in the 1960s (median #107) and are now significantly less widespread (#1382, 91.5% less usage), with versions like Tim becoming less trendy. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tim, Timmy, Timothy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tim, Timothy outside U.S.

Similar Names

Timo is pronounced similarly to Tomeo, Tomey, Tomie and Tommy. Other suggested similar names are Como, Elmo, Kimo, Nemo, Primo, Remo, Tam, Taro, Taso, Teijo, Teilo, Teino, Temp, Tempo, Teo, Teyo, Theo, Thilo, Tibor, Tige, Tijs, Till, Tino, Tipu, Tito, Titos, Togo, Tom, Tome, Tomm, Toro and Tyno. These names tend to be more commonly used than Timo.

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