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pinWhat does Chaim mean?

Chaim /chaim/ as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Chaim is "life".

Variant of Hyman, from "hayyim". Male version of Eve. Author Chaim Potok.


Chaim has 10 variants: Chayim, Chayyim, Haim, Hayvim, Hayyim, Hy, Hyman, Hymen, Hymie and Manny.

Chaim has 1 more related form via Hyman: Hayim.

Chaim has 1 feminine form: Chaya.

Kreatif forms: Cachaim, Chaimba, Chaimca. [more]

pinHow 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 statistics 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Chaim name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Chaim outside U.S.

Hyman is the only other popular variation form of Chaim (#833 from current records) ranked in the Top 1000. These relations of Chaim reached the top of their popularity in the 1900s (adoption of 0.37%) and are somewhat less conventional today (adoption 0.08%, down 77.3%).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Chaim, Hyman in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Chaim and related baby names outside U.S.

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Chaim is pronounced similarly to Ham. Other suggested similar baby names are Ahim, Cai, Cain, Caio, Cam, Chace, Chad, Chadd, Chai, Chairo, Champ, Chan, Chand, Chane, Chang, Chann, Chano, Chany, Chap, Chaps, Chas, Chase, Chaviv, Chayo, Chaz, Chazz, Chic, Chik, Chip, Chris, Clair, Craig, Craik, Crain, Cram, Khadim, Kharim and Naim. These names tend to be more frequently used than Chaim.