Meaning and Name Origin
For more information, see also the related boy name Jehoiakim.
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)
A suggested similar baby name is Hakim. Like Yakim, this name is not commonly used.