What does Joachim mean?
Joachim [joachim] 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.
Affiliated boy name: Jehoiakim.
1 feminine form: Joakima.Creative forms:
(male) Jochim, Jorchim, ..
(female) Middle name pairings:
Joachim Lewis (J.L.), ..
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)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Joaquin (#321 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 has remained as popular to this day (#321, ▼7.5%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Achim, Eliachim, Fahim, Haashim, Hashim, Ioachim, Ioachime (see Ioakim), Jachin, Jackie▼, Jacqin, Joash, Jorim, Jotham, Rachim and Rahim. These names tend to be more commonly used than Joachim.See names in meaning and etymology.