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What does Haim mean?

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.

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

Kreatif forms:
(male) Heim, Honim, ..

(female) Hamay, Hami, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Haim and related names. Chaim (#833 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 1 year ago and is almost as widespread today. (2014 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.