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Chayim - Meaning of Chayim

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Meaning of the name ChayimMeaning of the name Chayim

[ 2 syll. (c)ha-yim, ch-ay-im ] The baby boy name Chayim is pronounced as CH-ah-Yiy-M or K-ayYihM †. Chayim's origin, as well as its use, is in the Hebrew language. It is derived from the element 'hayyim' meaning life. In Jewish tradition and the Kaballah, the name helps the bearer remain healthy; thus it has sometimes been added as a second name to improve one's health. It is best known from the Israeli president Chaim Herzog (1918-97). The name Chaya (English, Hebrew, and Indian) is the female equivalent of Chayim.

Chayim has 13 variants that are used in English and other languages. Variants used in English include Chaim (used in Hebrew as well), Chayem, and Hyman.

Foreign variants of Chayim include Chai (Hebrew), Chaimek (Polish), Chayyim (Hebrew), Chayym (Hebrew), Haim (Hebrew and Polish), Hayyim (Hebrew), Hayym (Hebrew), Hiam (Hebrew), Hyam (Hebrew), and Khaim (Russian).

Chayim is a rarely used baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2012, out of the group of boy names directly linked to Chayim, Chaim was the most frequently used.

Baby names that sound like Chayim include Cadan, Cadman, Cadmo, Cadmon, Cahan, Cahane, Camey, Cami, Camie, Cammi, Cammie, Cammy, Camy, Canaan, Canen, Canion, Canna, Cannan, Cannin, and Cannon.

† English pronunciation for Chayim: CH as in "cheese (CH.IY.Z)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)"

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