What does Joachim mean?
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.
Affiliated boy name: Jehoiakim.
Joachim has 1 feminine form: Joakima.Kreatif forms: Joachimmi, Jofchim, Juchim. [more]
How popular is Joachim?
Joachim is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#13658 out of 150436, Top 9%). (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 (not ranked). This form of Joachim was favored by parents in the year 2008 (#275) and is almost as popular today (#326, ▼7%). (Top 1000 Names, 2014)
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Recommended similar baby names are Achim, Eliachim, Fahim, Haashim, Hashim, Ioachim, Ioachime, Jachin, Jackie▼, Jacqin, Joash, Jorim, Jotham, Rachim and Rahim. These names tend to be more commonly used than Joachim.