Gender: Male Pronunciation: wah-KEEN Meaning of Joaquin: "God will judge" Origin of Joaquin: Spanish variation of Joachim Joaquin's Popularity in 2018: #347

The name Joaquin is a boy's name of Spanish origin meaning "God will judge". Joaquin is ranked #347 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Cool Boy Names From Around the World and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

From the experts:

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.

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Joaquin is #416 on Nameberry

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Pop Culture References for the name Joaquin

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Essa Says:


I like the way it looks but really dislike the way it sounds.

SimoneKadele Says:


I love this name, but I don't know if I would use it.