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pinWhat does Joachim mean?

Joachim /joa-chim/ [2 sylls.] 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.


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

Affiliated boy name: Jehoiakim.

Joachim has 1 feminine form: Joakima.

Kreatif forms: Jaechim, Jaichim, Joachimmi. [more]

pinHow 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 boy name reached the peak of its popularity in the year 2008 (usage of 0.725%) and is somewhat less popular today (usage 0.674%, 7%). 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.

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