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What does Joaquin mean?

Joaquin Pronunciation of Joaquin [joaquin] as a boys' name has its root in Hebrew, and Joaquin means "established by God". Joaquin is an alternate form of Jehoiakim (Hebrew): an elaborated form of Joachim. See also Quin.


2 different relations via Jehoiakim, Joachim: Joaquim and Josquin.

1 feminine form: Joaquina.

Creative forms:
(male) Jaquin, Joabin, ..

(female) Joaquil, ..

Middle name pairings:
Joaquin Cristopher (J.C.), ..

How popular is Joaquin?

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 (#11214 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Joaquin reached its peak rank of #275 in the U.S. in the year 2008, and is presently at #321. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joaquin name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Joaquin outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Quin is the only other popular varying form of Joaquin (#321 via latest list) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Joaquin was widespread among parents in 2008 (average #1137) and has remained as widespread to this day (#1160, 7.5% less usage). Joaquin is more widely used than the rest.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joaquin, Quin in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Jabin, Jachin, Jacqin, Jaelin, Jaidin, Jailin, Jalin, Jamin, Jaquan, Jaques, Jarin, Jarrin, Jasin, Jasun, Jaylin, Jeavin, Jordain, Joslin, Josslin, Jovin and Tarquin. These names tend to be less frequently used than Joaquin.

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