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Gender: Male Pronunciation: jo-AE-kim or jo-AH-kum Meaning of Joachim: "Established by God" Origin of Joachim: Hebrew

The name Joachim is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "Established by God". Joachim and is often added to lists like Royal Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

Joachim is an undiscovered biblical name with potential, although most modern parents would probably prefer the more lively Spanish version, Joaquin. Like many Old Testament names, it was primarily in use in the seventeenth century, and then became rare. In the Bible Joachim is a king of Judah; according to the Gospel of James, Saint Joachim was the husband of Saint Anne and the father of the Virgin Mary.
br/>Curresntly well used in France, it's Number 285 there.

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Famous People Named Joachim

Joachim, supposed father of the Virgin Mary
Joachim Neander (1650-1680), German hymnist
Joachim I Nestor, Elector of Brandenburg
Joachim II Hector, Elector of Brandenburg
Joachim III Frederick, Elector of Brandenburg
Joachim Holger Waldemar Christian, Prince of Denmark
Joachim Gans, Czech mining expert, first Jew in North America
Joachim-Napoleon Murat, King of Naples and brother-in-law of Napoleon
Joachim Gauck, German president and civil rights activist in former East Germany
Joachim "Jogi" Löw, German football manager
Joachim Johansson, Swedish tennis player
Joachim Fischer Nielsen, Danish Olympic badminton player
Joachim Lafosse, Belgian film director
Joachim River "JJ" Johnson, son of actor Wil Johnson
Ulrich Friedrich Wilhelm Joachim von Ribbentrop, Foreign Minister of Nazi Germany who was convicted in the Nuremberg Trials

Pop Culture References for the name Joachim

Jov, Josquin, Jokin, Jachim, Joacheim, Jakim

Joachim's International Variations

Gioachino (Italian) Akim, Kima, Yackim (Russian) Jokum, Joakim, Jockum (Scandinavian) Joaquin (Spanish) Joaquim (Portuguese) Jochim (German) Jáchym (Czech)