What does Hymie mean?
Hymie /hy-mie/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys. Hymie's root is Hebrew, and the name Hymie means "life". Hymie is a variant transcription of Chaim (Hebrew): transcription of Hyman. Compare last name Hyma.
How popular is Hymie?
Hymie is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Hymie is an uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the boy name Hymie and associated names. Chaim (#833 a year ago), Mannie and Hyman are the prominent variation forms of Hymie (outside Top 1000). Variants like Hayim are seldom used. These boy names were at the height of their popularity during the years 1900-1909 (usage of 0.245%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.0557%, down 77.3%), with the version Hyman becoming less stylish. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
A recommended similar baby name is Hume. Like Hymie, this name is not frequently used.