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Gender: Male Meaning of Chaim: "life" Origin of Chaim: Hebrew Chaim's Popularity in 2018: #767

The name Chaim is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "life". Chaim is ranked #767 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Boy Names That Mean Life and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

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Despite being one of the rare boy names that mean life, Chaim barely survived early Jewish immigration, being watered down to Hyman and Hymie. Today, the original seems like the most promising form of the name, familiar thanks to bestselling author Chaim Potok.

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