Gender: Male Meaning of Timo: "honoring God" Origin of Timo: Norwegian variation of Timothy

Timo Origin and Meaning

The name Timo is a boy's name of German, Finnish origin meaning "honoring God".

Popular in its own right in Germany and definitely makes a more intriguing and grownup short form of the classic Timothy than Timmy or even Tim.

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Sky85 Says:


It's pronounced Tee-mo

CsprsSassyHrly Says:


How is this pronounced? I've heard this name in southern states pronounced "tee-mo" but since it says it's a variation of Timothy, I wonder if it is actually pronounced "tim-mo". I personally think I prefer the "tee-mo" pronunciation.

-EagleEyes- Says:


It is Finnish, I know two people named this and they are both Finnish.

maibritt Says:


it is used in Germany, but it is not one of these names that are everywhere. I know two Timo's and they are around 11 and 18 years old.

Daphodil Says:


*Sigh*, this is NOT the Norwegian variation of Timothy; Timoteus is. If I'm not completely mistaken, Timo is Finnish...

Zelliew Says:


I'll stick with Timothy

DaisyMaisie Says:


i`m norwegian, and i`ve never heard the name "Timo" before!

Hydra Says:


I'd just like to point out that this is the feminine form of Timon in Ancient Greek.