Timon

Gender: Masculine
Origin: Greek Τιμων
Meaning: “honour; esteem.”
Eng (TIE-men; tih-MONE)

The name is derived from the Greek time (τιμη), meaning, “honour; esteem.”

The name is borne by a very minor character in the New Testament as was used by Shakespeare for his eponymous character in Timon of Athens (1607).

Currently, Timon is the 203rd most popular male name in Germany, (2011).

Other forms of the name include:

  • Timon (English/German/Hungarian)
  • Tymon (Polish)

A Polish feminine form is Tymona.