Origin:Hebrew
Popularity:618
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.

Popularity Trend Chart

Roll over the visual for detailed rankings by year.

Source: Social Security Administration

Not sure you have the perfect name? Search to add more baby names to your My Favorites list.