What does Yakim mean?
Yakim /ya-kim/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Yakim is "established by God". Variant of Joachim.
Related boy name: Jehoiakim.more]
How popular is Yakim?
Yakim is a rare first name for men but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#150436 out of 150436, Top 100%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Joaquin (#326 the previous year) is the only popular alternative form of Yakim (not ranked). Adoption of this boy name was at its apex in the year 2008 (usage of 0.725%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.674%, 7% less). Joaquin (#326) is the most trendy name for newborns in this compilation. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Yakim and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
A suggested similar baby name is Hakim. Like Yakim, this name is not commonly used.