What does Chaim mean?
Chaim /chaim/ [1 syll.] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Chaim is "life".
Chaim has 1 feminine form: Chaya.Kreatif forms: Cachaim, Chaimba, Chaimca. [more]
How popular is Chaim?
Chaim is an uncommon first name for men but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#133114 out of 150436, Top 88%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Chaim for boys. Chaim entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its highest rank of #696 in the U.S. in the year 2012, and is at #833 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Hyman and Mannie are the popular variation forms of Chaim (#833 the previous year) ranked in the Top 1000. These boy names reached the top of their popularity during the years 1900-1909 (usage of 0.245%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.0557%, down 77.3%), with the form Hyman becoming less trendy. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Chaim and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)