Meaning:established by God
This name has color and mystery rolled into one exciting package. First brought to the attention of many United States parents by actor Joaquin Phoenix who is perhaps best known for depicting the joker. Joaquin means “established by God” and is the Spanish version of the German name Joachim. A biblical name, Joaquin is also a saint considered the Virgin Mary's father. Even if people sometimes mispronounce it, Joaquin still makes a great choice if you want a sophisticated alternative to José or Juan.
100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 438
Ancestry, Joaquin Family History
Ancestry, Joachim Family History
Britannica, Joaquin Phoenix, American actor, October 2023
Britannica, Saints Anne and Joachim, parents of Mary
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