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Meaning and Name Origin

Yakim \ya-kim\ as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Yakim is "established by God". Variant of Joachim.


Yakim has 4 variants: Jachim, Jakim, Yacheem and Yachim.

For more information, see also the related boy name Jehoiakim.

Yakim has 6 more related forms via Joachim: Akim, Ioakim, Joacheim, Joaquim, Joaquin and Josquin.


Yakim is a rare first name for men. Yakim is a rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Yakim and associated names. Joaquin (#326 the previous year) is the only popular alternative form of Yakim (#unlisted). Adoption of this boy name was at its apex in 2008 and is somewhat lower today. Joaquin (#326) is the most trendy name for newborns in this compilation. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Joaquin in U.S.

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

Similar Names

A suggested similar baby name is Hakim. Like Yakim, this name is not commonly used.