Meaning and Name Origin
Joaquin \jo(a)-quin\ as a boys' name. Joaquin's root is Hebrew, and Joaquin means "established by God". Joaquin is a form of Jehoiakim (Hebrew): an elaborated version of Joachim. A very popular birth name. See also Quinn.
Joaquin has 1 feminine form: Joaquina.
Joaquin is a very popular first name for males (#579 out of 1220, Top 47%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#21492 out of 88799, Top 24%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Joaquin for boys. Joaquin entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its peak rank of #275 in the U.S. in the year 2008, and is presently at #326. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Joaquin and affiliated names. The only other popular varying form of Joaquin (#326 a year ago) listed in the Top 1000 is Quinn (#363 a year ago). Adoption of these boy names was at its highest in the year 2009 and is now much less. Joaquin (#326) and Quinn (#363) are two of the more contemporarily stylish birth names in this compilation. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A suggested similar baby name is Jaquan. This name tends to be less frequently used than Joaquin.