Subject: Re: Tymenski (spell) Tie-menski (pron) Polish
Author: Jim Young   (guest)
Date: March 29, 2007 at 11:48 AM
Reply to: Tymenski (spell) Tie-menski (pron) Polish by Theresa Tymenski

Tyminski (Tymiñski)is the commonest spelling in Poland of your suggestions, more than 4500 bearers. Tymenski and Timinski are extremely rare, and the other spellings don't register at all.
What does it mean? It could be from a place with a name like Tymin or Tyminsk. And I suppose a remote possibility is that it derives from some version of the forename Timothy.

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