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What does Hymen mean?

Hymen Pronunciation of Hymen [hy-men] as a name for boys is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Hymen is "life". Hymen is an alternate spelling of Chaim (Hebrew): transcription of Hyman.

Associated with: life.


2 different relations via Chaim, Hyman: Hy and Hymie.

Creative forms:
(male) Himen, Humen, ..

(female) Hyle, Hymin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hymen Greyson (H.G.), ..

How popular is Hymen?

Hymen is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#117538 out of 150436, Top 78%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Hymen entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its peak rank of #1354 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hymen name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Chaim (#726 from recent data) and Hyman are the prominent alternative forms of Hymen. These forms of Hymen reached the apex of their popularity 105 years ago and have become much less common since, with the version Hyman going out of style. Chaim is the most fashionable boy name in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hymen, Chaim, Hyman in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Hymen is alike in pronunciation to Haimon, Heiman and Heman. Other suggested similar names are Armen, Ayden, Ayken, Aymeen, Ayren, Byren, Damen, Haden, Hagen, Halen, Hamel, Hamlen, Harmen, Haven, Hayden, Hazen, Homer, Hume, Hyder, Hywel, Hywyn, Kylen, Ryden, Ryen, Simen, Tycen and Tynen. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hymen.

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