GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Biblical
OTHER SCRIPTS: יְהוֹיָכִין (Ancient Hebrew)

Meaning & History

Means "YAHWEH establishes" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a king of Judah. Also known as Jeconiah, he was imprisoned in Babylon by Nebuchadnezzar after a brief reign in the early 6th century BC.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Jokin (Basque), Yehoyakhin (Biblical Hebrew), Joaquim, Chimo, Quim, Ximo (Catalan), Jáchym (Czech), Joakim, Jokum, Kim (Danish), Jochem (Dutch), Joakim, Aki, Jaakkima, Kim, Kimi (Finnish), Joachim (French), Joachim, Jochen, Achim, Jo, Jochim, Jockel (German), Gioacchino, Gioachino (Italian), Ioachim, Ioakeim, Joachim (Judeo-Christian Legend), Joakim (Macedonian), Joakim, Kim (Norwegian), Joachim (Polish), Joaquim, Quim (Portuguese), Akim, Yakim (Russian), Joakim (Serbian), Joaquín (Spanish), Joakim, Kim (Swedish)
Entry updated May 31, 2018