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Gender: M Pronunciation: wah-KEEN Meaning of Joaquin: "God will judge" Origin of Joaquin: Spanish variation of Joachim Joaquin's Popularity in 2015: #321

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 choices, ranking at Number 321.

Joaquin is currently enjoying high popularity in South America—it's in the Top 6 in both 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.

Famous People Named Joaquin

Joaquin Rafael Phoenix, American actor
Joaquin Miller, 19th-century American poet (born Cincinnatus Heine Miller)
Joaquin Capilla, Mexican Olympic diver

Pop Culture References for the name Joaquin

Joaquin Murrieta Carrillo, Mexican-American folk hero and inspiration for Zorro
Joaquin, son of Don Alejandro (Zorro) in movie 'The Legend of Zorro'
Joaquin Montez, character on TV's 'Just Jordan'
Joaquin Mondragon, character in the animated film "The Book of Life"
Joaquin Consuelos, son of actors Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos

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