Meaning and Name Origin
Chaim has 1 feminine form: Chaya.
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)
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)