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Chaim

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< 1k Chayim (Hebrew)

How popular is the baby name Chaim in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1942 7 0 7
1944 5 0 5
1945 5 0 5
1946 12 0 12
1947 9 0 9
1948 11 0 11
1949 17 0 17
1950 17 0 17
1951 21 0 21
1952 24 0 24
1953 30 0 30
1954 25 0 25
1955 28 0 28
1956 37 0 37
1957 52 0 52
1958 55 0 55
1959 61 0 61
1960 62 0 62
1961 52 0 52
1962 27 0 27
1963 24 0 24
1964 24 0 24
1965 25 0 25
1966 37 0 37
1967 29 0 29
1968 41 0 41
1969 40 0 40
1970 54 0 54
1971 42 0 42
1972 79 0 79
1973 72 0 72
1974 70 0 70
1975 76 0 76
1976 84 0 84
1977 82 0 82
1978 97 0 97
1979 99 0 99
1980 69 0 69
1981 104 0 104
1982 93 0 93
1983 98 0 98
1984 114 0 114
1985 115 6 109
1986 85 0 85
1987 114 0 114
1988 137 0 137
1989 144 0 144
1990 132 0 132
1991 127 0 127
1992 131 0 131
1993 148 0 148
1994 142 0 142
1995 130 0 130
1996 162 0 162
1997 172 0 172
1998 191 0 191
1999 179 0 179
2000 182 0 182
2001 173 0 173
2002 183 0 183
2003 213 0 213
2004 213 0 213
2005 239 0 239
2006 237 0 237
2007 275 0 275
2008 273 0 273
2009 270 0 270
2010 244 0 244
2011 299 0 299
2012 339 0 339
2013 341 0 341
2014 286 0 286
2015 334 0 334

Want to know about the popularity of the Chaim baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,220 babies born with the name Chaim in the United States. That's more than enough Chaims to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1942 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Chaim" was in 2013 with a total of 341 babies.

According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Chaim" ranks #95 in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, 106 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2012. Across the entire United States a total of 339 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Chaim popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Chaim" mean? The list below shows the origins of Chaim as well as things modernly associated with the name Chaim such as celebrities named Chaim.

Origin and Meaning of Chaim

The name "Chaim" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Life". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Gene Simmons

Gene Simmons is a musician, singer-songwriter, record producer, and actor specializing in hard rock and heavy metal music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1963 to present. Gene was born in 1949 as Chaim Witz () in Tirat Carmel, Haifa, Israel.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Chaim

Chaim Herzog
Chaim Kaplan
Chaim Solomon
Chaim Machlev
Chaim Potok
Chaim Potok The Chosen
Chaim Soutine
Chaim Topol
Chaim Weizmann
Chaim Kanievsky
Chaim Motzen

Alternative Meanings

C is for change, you are able to adapt.

H is for hardy, can't keep you down!

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

M is for melody, the song of life.

Your name in reverse order is "Miahc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Miach". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Chaim born Sep 24, 1926

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Thailand approximately on 1625. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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