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What does Hayim mean?

Hayim Pronunciation of Hayim [hay-im] as a boys' name has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Hayim is "life". Hayim is an alternate spelling of Haim (Hebrew): variation spelling of Chaim. Hayim is also a variation of Hyman (Hebrew).

Associated with: life.


Hayim has 1 variant: Hayyim.

1 more different relation via Haim, Hyman: Hymie.

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

(female) Hayima, Haytia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hayim Zavier (H.Z.), ..

How popular is Hayim?

Hayim is an unusual first name for men. Hayim is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. The only prominent alternative form of Hayim (not ranked) is Hyman. This form of Hayim was favored as a baby name during the years 1910-1919 (#261), but now, Hyman has gone out of style. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Hayim is alike in pronunciation to Chaim, Ham and Hem. Other suggested similar names are Basim, Chayim, Fahim, Haakim, Habib, Hadi, Hafiz, Hai, Haig, Hakim, Hali, Halim, Hamid, Hamil, Hani, Hanif, Hari, Harm, Hashim, Havin, Haviv, Haydn, Hayes, Hayle, Hays, Hayvim, Hazin, Jakim, Karim, Kasim, Maxim, Nadim, Naim, Qasim, Rahim, Salim, Wasim and Yakim. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hayim.

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