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Boy Names Ending with -im

Im ending baby names and what they mean, with 58 results. -im names are used more often as masculine names. These boy names reached the apex of their popularity 6 decades ago (usage of 0.43%) and are now much less widespread (usage 0.1%, 77% less), with names like Kim falling out of fashion. Ibrahim (#435), Chaim (#726), Ephraim (#928) and Maxim (#779) are four of the more trendy birth names in this compilation, while Nasim (top 41%) and Swaim (4%) are conventional -im surnames.

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Abrahim - Hayim | Hieronim - Mannheim | Menaheim - Yakim

Abrahim - Hayim

Abraham and variantsAbrahim, Ebrahim, Ibrahim
Forms of Abraham. Stems fr. Hebrew. "Father of a multitude (of nations)." Ibrahima is also a moderately popular boys' name.

Acim, var. Achim, Ahim
From Hebrew. "God will judge." Rare. Compare Acim, Achim (75%), Ahim with popular -im surnames Artim (top 41%), Aschim (88%).

Adim, Atim
Forms of Adam. Origin fr. Hebrew word. "Earth." Adim and Atim are seldom adopted as baby names.

Akhim, Akim1
Var. of Akeem. Stems fr. Arabic word. "Wise, intelligent." Not in popularity charts.

Akim2
Origin fr. Hebrew element. "Established by God." Not Top 2000 name. See also Achim.

Asim1
Based on Arabic element. "Protector, guardian." Rather unusual as a birth name, Asim exists more frequently as a surname. See also Azim.

Azim, var. Asim2
Derived fr. Arabic element. "Protector, defender." Asim and Azim are atypical as given names.

Basim
Based on Arabic. "Smile." Basim was not among 2015's Top names. See also Wasim.

Chaim and variantsChaim, var. Chayim, Chayyim, Haim1, Hayvim, Hayyim1
From Hebrew element. "Life." Adoption of Chaim and variants as children's names in 2015 was up 24.8% compared to a year ago.

Efraim1, Efrayim1, Efrim1
Var. of Efrain. Root fr. Spanish, Hebrew languages. "Fruitful." Not in Top 2000.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -im names: Chaim, Ephraim, Hakim, Ibrahim

Eliachim, var. Eliakim
Based on Hebrew element. "God will establish." Eliachim and Eliakim were not Top birth names in 2015.

Ephraim and variantsEphraim, var. Efraim2, Efrayim2, Efrim2, Ephrim
Stems fr. Hebrew element. "Fruitful." Ephraim has been the most recognizable form.

Fahim
Derived fr. Arabic language. "Intelligent." Fahim is not in the Top 2000. See also Fain.

Felim, var. Feidhlim, Phelim
From Irish, Gaelic language. "Ever good." Felim, Feidhlim and Phelim are not frequently used as birth names.

Gerasim
Root fr. Russian, Greek elements. "Old; honor." Not in popularity charts.

Hakeem and variantsHaakim, Hakim
Forms of Hakeem. Source fr. Arabic element. "Wise, intelligent." Hakim is popular as a boys' name compared to Haakim.

Haim2, var. Hayim1, Hayyim2
From Hebrew element. "Life." Compare surnames Haid (upper 19%), Haima (91%).

Halim
Stems fr. Arabic. "Gentle, patient." Harim and Helim are creative forms. See also Hali.

Hashim, var. Haashim
From Arabic element. "He breaks." Hashim and Haashim were not among 2015's Top names.

Hayim2, Hayyim3
Var. of Hyman. Root fr. Hebrew. "Life." Hayim and Hayyim are not in the Top 2000.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -im names for boys.

1. Abrahim - Hayim
Abraham [Abrahim, Ebrahim, Ibrahim], Acim [Ahim, Achim], Adam [Adim, Atim], Akeem [Akim, Akhim], Akim, Asim, Azim [Asim], Basim, Chaim [Haim, Chayim, Hayyim, Hayvim, Chayyim], Efrain [Efrim, Efraim, Efrayim], Eliachim [Eliakim], Ephraim [Efrim, Ephrim, Efraim, Efrayim], Fahim, Felim [Phelim, Feidhlim], Gerasim, Hakeem [Hakim, Haakim], Haim [Hayim, Hayyim], Halim, Hashim [Haashim], Hyman [Hayim, Hayyim]


Jerome [Hieronim], Hieronymos [Hieronim], Ibrahim, Ingram [Ingrim], Ioakim [Ioachim], Jakeem [Jakim], Jehoiakim [Akim, Yakim, Yachim, Joachim, Jehoioachim], Jim, James [Jim], Jacob [Jim], Joachim [Yakim, Jakim, Jachim, Yachim, Joaquim, Joacheim, ..], Joram [Jorim], Kareem [Karim, Kharim], Kassim [Kasim], Khadim [Khadim], Kimberly [Kim], Kim, Maximilian [Maxim, Maksim], Maximus [Maxim, Maksim], Mannheim [Manheim]


Menachem [Menaheim], Nadim, Naim, Nicodemus [Nikodim], Nissim, Phelan [Felim, Phelim], Qasim, Racham [Rahim, Rachim], Rahim, Salim [Selim], Seraphim, Simon [Sim], Simmons [Sim], Slim, Timothy [Tim], Wasim, William [Wim], Yakim [Jakim, Jachim, Yachim]

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