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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Joachim, Joseph Joachimnoun

    Hungarian violinist and composer (1831-1907)


  1. Joachimnoun

    The father of Virgin Mary in apocryphal gospels.

  2. Joachimnoun

    A male given name from Hebrew, always rare in English.

  3. Etymology: Biblical Jehoiachim (2 Kings 24), Hebrew יְהוֹיָקִים ("may Yahweh raise").


  1. Joachim

    Joachim (; Hebrew: יהויקים Yəhōyāqīm, "he whom Yahweh has set up"; Greek: Ἰωακείμ, romanized: Iōākeím; Arabic: عمران, romanized: ʿImrān) was, according to Christian tradition, the husband of Saint Anne and the father of Mary, the mother of Jesus. The story of Joachim and Anne first appears in the Biblical apocryphal Gospel of James. His feast day is 26 July, a date shared with Saint Anne.


  1. joachim

    Joachim is generally a masculine given name. It is of Hebrew origin and it means "lifted by Yahweh" or "established by God". In biblical terms, Saint Joachim was the husband of Saint Anne and the father of Virgin Mary, making him the grandfather of Jesus. Joachim can also refer to several notable people with this name throughout history. It is quite common in European countries, particularly in Germany.


  1. Joachim

    Joachim was the husband of Saint Anne and the father of Mary the mother of Jesus, according to the Roman Catholic, Orthodox, and Anglican traditions. The story of Joachim and Anne first appears in the apocryphal Gospel of James. Joachim and Anne are not mentioned in the Bible. His feast day is July 26.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Joachim is ranked #12856 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Joachim surname appeared 2,395 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Joachim.

    56.9% or 1,365 total occurrences were White.
    32.4% or 776 total occurrences were Black.
    6.1% or 148 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.3% or 57 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Joachim in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Joachim in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Joachim in a Sentence

  1. Stefan Pichler:

    Joachim Hunold founded Air Berlin and gave it its meaning. He positioned it as a challenger and that was fantastic, we cannot be a smaller version of Lufthansa.

  2. Heidi Hammel:

    By monitoring auroral activity on exoplanets, we may be able to infer the presence of water on or within an exoplanet, now, it's not going to be easy — it's not as easy as Ganymede and Jupiter, and that wasn't easy. It may require a much larger telescope than Hubble, it may require some future space telescope, but nevertheless, it's a tool now that we didn't have prior to this work that Joachim and his team have done.

  3. Ry Cooder:

    Having my son on drums has made a huge difference. I can't stress this strongly enough, in terms of the groove space and style that Joachim gave me to instinctively play what I felt in a more free way, rather than feeling constricted. That's true on record and on stage.

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