What does Rahim mean?
Rahim [rahim] as a boys' name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Rahim is "compassionate". In Islam, one of the ninety-nine attribute names of Allah.
Affiliated boy name: Racham.Creative forms:
(male) Radhim, Ranhim, ..
(female) Rabin, Ramil, .. Middle name pairings:
Rahim Ramon (R.R.), ..
How popular is Rahim?
Rahim is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#14689 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Rahim was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its top position of #1677 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not listed at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. The only other popular related form of Rahim is Raheem (#1208 from current records). These forms of Rahim reached the height of their popularity in 1993 (average #1208) and are now significantly less widespread (#1604, 72% less usage), with the version Raheem falling out of fashion.
Rahim is alike in pronunciation to Raham. Other recommended names are Achim, Ahim, Akhim, Basim, Fahim, Haim, Hakim, Halim, Hashim, Hayim, Jachim, Jakim, Karim, Kasim, Maxim▲, Nadim, Naim, Qasim, Rabi, Rachim, Rafi, Rafik, Rafiq, Rahm, Rai, Rain, Rajiv, Ram, Rami, Rashid, Ravi, Salim, Wasim, Yachim and Yakim. Like Rahim, these names are not commonly used.See names in meaning and etymology.