Keim Family History
Keim Name Meaning
Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name kayem. This is an apotropaic name, given to a sickly child, based on the Hebrew adjective qayom ‘tough’, ‘enduring’. German (Bavaria, Baden-Württemberg): from Middle High German kime ‘sprout’, ‘shoot’, ‘offspring’, sometimes used as a personal name, or from a pet form of Joachim.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press