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The first name 
Timmy

Timmy is a male first name. In very rare cases it is also used for girls.

When two boys called Timmy meet...

… it’s a special occasion. That’s because the name Timmy is quite rare in the US. While it’s still a name in use, lately, only approximately 2 out of 100,000 boys have been named Timmy. In the SmartGenius ranking, Timmy is #3,100 on the list of most common boys names. In the entire USA, approximately 22,198 people – children, adults and seniors – currently bear the name Timmy. That is 0.01 % of all living Americans.

You won't believe all there is 
to discover about the name
 
Timmy

Timmy has 5 letters 
and begins with a T

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter T is a particularly popular initial letter for boys’ names. That’s because 6.3% of all common boys’ names in the US begin with this letter. By the way, the most common first letters for boys’ names are J, A and D.

With five letters, the name Timmy is comparatively short. In fact, 17.0% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly five letters. Only 7% of all first names are even shorter, while 75% have more than five letters. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

With 6.3% of all boys' names that begin with the letter T, this first letter is much more common than the other letters on average. And Thomas is the boys’ name starting with T, which is the most common of all.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Timmy

If your name is Timmy and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Timmy

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Timmy, you can simply say:

Tiger

Igloo

Mouse

Mouse

Yoyo

This is how the name Timmy is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Timmy in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.

Timmy

Timmy

You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Timmy

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Timmy is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.

T
I
M
M
Y

Have you ever waved the name Timmy

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.

T
I
M
M
Y

Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Timmy sounds like this: