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What does Yakim mean?

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 on this name, 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 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 (#unlisted). Adoption of these boy names was at its apex in the year 2008 (usage of 0.725%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.674%, down 7%). 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)

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.