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Meaning and Name Origin

Joachim \jo(a)-chim\ as a boys' 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.


Variations

Joachim has 10 variants: Akim, Ioakim, Jachim, Jakim, Joacheim, Joaquim, Joaquin, Josquin, Yachim and Yakim.

For more information, see also the related boy name Jehoiakim.

Joachim has 1 feminine form: Joakima.


Popularity

Joachim is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#16129 out of 88799, Top 18%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Joachim and associated names. Joaquin (#326 a year ago) is the only popular alternative form of Joachim (#unlisted). This boy name reached the peak of its popularity in 2008 and is somewhat less popular today. Joaquin (#326) is the most chic birth name in this list. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Joaquin in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Joachim and related baby names outside U.S.


Similar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Ioachim and Jachin. Like Joachim, these names are not commonly used.

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