Spanish variation of Joachim
"God will judge"

Joaquin Origin and Meaning

The name Joaquin is a boy's name of Spanish origin meaning "God will judge".

Actor Joaquin Phoenix (brother of River, Rain, Liberty and Summer) highlighted this one, then Kelly Ripa began talking about younger son Joaquin on her daily TV show, and presto—it's now one of the hottest and most appealing multicultural baby boy names.

Joaquin is currently enjoying high popularity in South America, especially in Argentina and Chile.

Colorful poet Joaquin (born Cincinnatus) Miller was known as the "Byron of the Rockies." There is a teenage character in Hemingway's For Whom the Bell Tolls named Joaquin, and San Joaquín is the Spanish version of Saint Joachim, the traditional name for the father of Mary, mother of Jesus.

# 335 in the US

Joaquin Rank in US Top 1000

# 892 on Nameberry

Joaquin Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Joaquin Popularity

Famous People Named Joaquin

  • Joaquin Rafael PhoenixAmerican actor
  • Joaquín Antonio Balaguerformer President of the Dominican Republic
  • Cincinnatus Heine "Joaquin" MillerAmerican poet
  • Joaquin CapillaMexican Olympic diver
  • Joaquín CastroU.S. Congressman from Texas
  • Joaquín SánchezSpanish footballer
  • Joaquín RodrigoSpanish composer and a virtuoso pianist
  • Joaquín Ramón Martínez SabinaSpanish singer,songwriter
  • Joaquín PardavéMexican actor
  • Joaquín José LavínChilean politician
  • Joaquín CortésSpanish dancer
  • Joaquín AndújarDominican baseball player
  • Joaquín Antonio BenoitDominican baseball player
  • Joaquín AlmuniaSpanish politician
  • Joaquín ÁriasDominican baseball player
  • Joaquin Murrieta CarrilloMexican,American folk hero and inspiration for Zorro
  • Joaquin Batistuta (b. 1999)son of footballer Gabriel Batistuta
  • Joaquin Antonio Consuelos (b. 2003)son of actors Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos
  • Joaquín Raba Fonseca (b. 2012)son of actor Juan Pablo Raba and presenter Mónica Fonseca
  • Joaquin Emmanuel Ramirez (b. 2015)son of singers Amanda Sudano and Abner Ramirez of duo Johnnyswim
  • Joaquin Oliverone of the seventeen deceased students from a mass,shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida , and an inspiration for March for Our Lives.

Joaquin in Pop Culture

  • Joaquin De Santoscharacter on TV series Riverdale
  • Joaquinson of Don Alejandro (Zorro) in movie 'The Legend of Zorro'
  • Joaquin Montezcharacter on TV's 'Just Jordan'
  • Joaquin Mondragoncharacter in the animated film "The Book of Life"