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What does Haim mean?

Haim Pronunciation of Haim [haim] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Haim is "life". Variant spelling of Chaim.

Associated with: life.


Haim has 2 variants: Hayim and Hayyim.

4 more alternative forms via Chaim: Chayim, Hayvim, Hy and Hymie.

Creative forms:
(male) Harim, Heim, ..

(female) Hamay, Hami, ..

Middle name pairings:
Haim Grayden (H.G.), ..

How popular is Haim?

Haim is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#54522 out of 150436, Top 36%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Chaim (#726 from recent data) is the only prominent related form of Haim (unlisted) appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of this relation of Haim was well-received among parents 2 years ago and has remained as widespread to this day. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Chaim in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Haim is alike in pronunciation to Ham, Hem and Hume. Other suggested similar names are Acim, Adim, Ahim, Akim, Asim, Atim, Azim, Basim, Fahim, Haakim, Habib, Hadi, Hafiz, Hai, Haig, Haily (see Haley), Haimon, Hairo, Hakim, Hako, Hal, Hale, Hali, Halim, Hall, Hamid, Hamil, Han, Hani, Hanif, Hank, Hans, Hany, Hari, Harm, Hart, Harv, Hashim, Havin, Haviv, Hawk, Haws, Hays, Hazin, Hein, Hi, Jakim, Jim, Karim, Kasim, Kim, Maxim, Nadim, Naim, Qasim, Rahim, Salim, Sim, Slim, Tim, Wasim, Wim and Yakim. These names tend to be more commonly used than Haim.

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