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This name is traditionally given to a child in hope that he will reach an old age (see the meaning).
When a baby was named after someone who died at a young age, the name Chayim (or Chaya for a girl) was added to the name of that person, in order to bring good luck to the baby. A baby named after an Aharon or a Golda who died young would be Aharon Chayim (or Chayim Aharon), or Golda Chaya (Chaya Golda).
-- Miss Claire  12/5/2004
Two famous bearers of this name were Israeli presidents: The first Israeli president Haim Weizmann, and the fifth president Haim Herzog.
-- pashute  5/22/2006
Means "alive", not "life", which would be "chai".
-- Anonymous User  12/7/2007

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