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Meaning and Name Origin

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.


Variations

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

Chaim has 2 more related forms via Hyman: Hayim and Mannie.

Chaim has 1 feminine form: Chaya.


Popularity

Chaim is an uncommon first name for men but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#86875 out of 88799, Top 98%). (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)

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

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

Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Chaim and associated names. 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 1900-1909 and have become much less widespread since, with the form Hyman becoming less trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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


Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Cain, Cam, Chai, Chan, Chane, Chann, Chano and Chany. Like Chaim, these names are not frequently used.

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