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Boy Names Ending with -im

Im ending baby names and what they mean, with 58 results. -im names are used more often as masculine names. These boy names reached the apex of their popularity 6 decades ago (USAGE OF 0.43%) and are now much less widespread (USAGE 0.11%, 74% LESS), with names like Kim falling out of fashion. Ibrahim (#400), Ephraim (#944), Chaim (#767) and Maxim (#901) are four of the more trendy birth names in this compilation, while Nasim (TOP 41%) and Swaim (4%) are conventional -im surnames.

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Abrahim - Hayim | Hieronim - Mannheim | Menaheim - Yakim

Abrahim - Hayim

Abraham and variants

Ibrahim, Ebrahim, Abrahim
Forms of Abraham. Stems fr. Hebrew. "Father of a multitude (of nations)." Abrahm is also a moderately popular boys' name.

Acim, var. Ahim, Achim
From Hebrew. "God will judge." Rare. Compare Acim, Achim (75%), Ahim with popular -im surnames Artim (TOP 41%), Aschim (88%).

Atim, Adim
Forms of Adam. Origin fr. Hebrew word. "Earth." Adim and Atim are seldom adopted as baby names.

Akim1, Akhim
Var. of Akeem. Stems fr. Arabic word. "Wise, intelligent." Not in popularity charts.

Origin fr. Hebrew element. "Established by God." Not Top 2000 name. See also Achim.

Based on Arabic element. "Protector, guardian." Rather unusual as a birth name, Asim exists more frequently as a surname. See also Azim.

Azim, var. Asim2
Derived fr. Arabic element. "Protector, defender." Asim and Azim are atypical as given names.

Based on Arabic. "Smile." Basim was not among 2018's Top names. See also Wasim.

Chaim and variants

Chaim, var. Hayyim1, Hayvim, Haim1, Chayyim, Chayim
From Hebrew element. "Life." Adoption of Chaim and variants as children's names in 2018 was down 10.2% compared to a year ago.

Efrim1, Efrayim1, Efraim1
Var. of Efrain. Root fr. Spanish, Hebrew languages. "Fruitful." Not in Top 2000.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -im names: Chaim, Ephraim, Hakim, Hashim, Ibrahim

Eliachim, var. Eliakim
Based on Hebrew element. "God will establish." Eliachim and Eliakim were not Top birth names in 2018.

Ephraim and variants

Ephraim, var. Ephrim, Efrim2, Efrayim2, Efraim2
Stems fr. Hebrew element. "Fruitful." Adoption of Ephraim and variants as boys' names in 2018 was 38.6% more than the previous decade.

Derived fr. Arabic language. "Intelligent." Fahim is not in the Top 2000. See also Fain.

Felim, var. Phelim, Feidhlim
From Irish, Gaelic language. "Ever good." Felim, Feidhlim and Phelim are not frequently used as birth names.

Root fr. Russian, Greek elements. "Old; honor." Not in popularity charts.

Hakeem and variants

Hakim, Haakim
Forms of Hakeem. Source fr. Arabic element. "Wise, intelligent." Hakim is popular as a boys' name compared to Haakim.

Haim2, var. Hayyim2, Hayim1
From Hebrew element. "Life." Compare surnames Haid (UPPER 19%), Haima (91%).

Stems fr. Arabic. "Gentle, patient." Harim and Helim are creative forms. See also Hali.

Hashim and variants

Hashim, var. Haashim
From Arabic element. "He breaks." Hashim was among 2018's Top names.

Hayyim3, Hayim2
Var. of Hyman. Root fr. Hebrew. "Life." Hayim and Hayyim are not in the Top 2000.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -im names for boys.

1. Abrahim - Hayim
Abraham [Ibrahim, Ebrahim, Abrahim], Acim [Ahim, Achim], Adam [Atim, Adim], Akeem [Akim, Akhim], Akim, Asim, Azim [Asim], Basim, Chaim [Haim, Hayyim, Hayvim, Chayim, Chayyim], Efrain [Efrim, Efraim, Efrayim], Eliachim [Eliakim], Ephraim [Efrim, Ephrim, Efraim, Efrayim], Fahim, Felim [Phelim, Feidhlim], Gerasim, Hakeem [Hakim, Haakim], Haim [Hayim, Hayyim], Halim, Hashim [Haashim], Hyman [Hayim, Hayyim]

Hieronymos [Hieronim], Jerome [Hieronim], Ibrahim, Ingram [Ingrim], Ioakim [Ioachim], Jakeem [Jakim], Jehoiakim [Akim, Yakim, Yachim, Joachim, Jehoioachim], Jim, James [Jim], Jacob [Jim], Joachim [Yakim, Jakim, Yachim, Jachim, Joaquim, Joacheim, ..], Joram [Jorim], Kareem [Karim, Kharim], Kassim [Kasim], Khadim [Khadim], Kim, Kimberly [Kim], Maximilian [Maxim, Maksim], Maximus [Maxim, Maksim], Mannheim [Manheim]

Menachem [Menaheim], Nadim, Naim, Nicodemus [Nikodim], Nissim, Phelan [Felim, Phelim], Qasim, Racham [Rahim, Rachim], Rahim, Salim [Selim], Seraphim, Simmons [Sim], Simon [Sim], Slim, Timothy [Tim], Wasim, William [Wim], Yakim [Jakim, Yachim, Jachim]

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