Tim

Tim - A very unique male name



  Aug 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Tim appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #672. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Tim and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Tim? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Tim. The baby boy name Tim was given to 22 baby boys in 2012, ranking #2257 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 74,594 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Tim peaked in popularity 60 years ago in 1959 on position 60.



Famous with this name

Tim Matheson
Tim Allen
Tim Robbins


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Tim is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Tim is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #1,560 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,564.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Tim is where you live.


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Tim origin and meaning

Tim is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Tim, pop culture references for the name Tim and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Tim

We've found the following names that sound similar to Tim, sorted by popularity.

Tony / Tommy / Tom / Tommie / Timmy / Toney / Tatum / Timmie / Titan / Tuan /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20122257
20112561
20102044
20092139
20082033
20071801
20061848
20051526
20041928
20031513
20021435
20011593
20001669
19991597
19982054
19971817
19961657
19952024
19942060
19931668
19921407
19911595
19901391
19891359
19881541
19871273
19861573
1985952
1984808
1983951
1982736
1981716
1980721
1979738
1978555
1977506
1976485
1975430
1974387
1973327
1972266
1971225
1970198
1969181
1968139
1967116
1966103
196597
196482
196379
196271
196165
196061
195960
195874
1957120
1956174
1955211
1954245
1953254
1952258
1951250
1950244
1949201
1948171
1947170
1946171
1945190
1944226
1943235
1942259
1941293
1940316
1939369
1938339
1937471
1936536
1935559
1934603
1933871
1932881
19311167
19301077
1929974
19281304
19271148
1926982
19251360
19241005
19231135
19221400
19211072
19201215
19191499
19181066
1917999
19161034
19151377
1914968
19131242
1912672

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York1560
California1694
Texas2564

Even more about Tim


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Tim a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Tim?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1959
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Tim
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 74,594
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1912
2012 births +22

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