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What does Yakim mean?

Yakim Pronunciation of Yakim [yakim] 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.

Related boy name: Jehoiakim.

2 more related forms via Joachim: Akim and Ioakim.

Creative forms:
(male) Shakim, Yukim, ..

(female) Yaki, Yania, ..

Middle name pairings:
Yakim Gerard (Y.G.), ..

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. Demographics)

Yakim has yet to be ranked in the list thus far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Yakim name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Yakim is alike in pronunciation to Akhim. Other suggested similar names are Basim, Fahim, Haakim, Haim, Hakim, Halim, Hayim, Karim, Kasim, Maksim, Maxim, Nadim, Naim, Qasim, Rahim, Salim, Wasim, Yakar, Yakob, Yakov, Yakup, Yamin, Yasir and Yazid. Like Yakim, these names are not commonly used.

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