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Joachim meaning and name origin
Joachim \jo(a)-chim\ as a boy's name is pronounced wah-KEEN. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Joachim is "established by God". Short form of the Hebrew name Jehoichin. Joaquin Miller was a noted and colorful 19th-century poet-adventurer of the American West. According to medieval Catholic tradition, Joachim was the name of the Virgin Mary's father. Composer Josquin Des Pres; actor Joaquin Phoenix.
For more information, see also the related name Jehoiakim.
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Popularity of Joachim
Joachim is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#16129 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
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