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- One of the three giant sons of Anak (the other two being Sheshai and Talmai) whom Caleb and the Israelite spies saw in Mount Hebron (Book of Numbers 13:22) when they went in to explore the promised land. They were afterwards driven out and slain (Joshua 15:14; Judges 1:10).
- A Levite who was one of the guardians of the temple after the Exile (1 Chronicles 9:17).
The name means "brother of the right hand" / "brother of a gift", "liberal."
Beecher, Willis J. "Ahiman" in the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.