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What does Timotheus mean?

Timotheus Pronunciation of Timotheus [tim-o-theus] as a name for boys has its root in Greek, and the meaning of Timotheus is "God's honor". Timotheus is a version of Timothy (Greek).

Associated with: greek.


5 related forms via Timothy: Timoteo, Timothe, Timotheo, Timothey and Tymoteusz.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Timotheus Ezequiel (T.E.), ..

How popular is Timotheus?

Timotheus is a rare given name for men. Timotheus is a rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Timotheus (not ranked) are Timothey and Timothy (#147 in 2015). Other variants, like Timoteo, are seldom used. These forms of Timotheus were favored 6 decades ago (median #835) and have become much less conventional since (#1073, 89.9%), with the version Timothy becoming less stylish. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Dimetrius, Epemetheus, Mattheus, Proteus, Timmothy, Timofei, Timofeo (see Timothy), Timofey, Titus and Tymothy. These names tend to be more commonly used than Timotheus.

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