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This is the first name of the Danish Prince Joachim. He is the youngest son of Queen Margrete II of Denmark and her husband Prince Henrik.
-- Charlie1977  10/12/2005
The Danish pronunciation of Joachim: YO-a-kim.
-- Charlie1977  10/12/2005
My younger brothers' name is Joachim. My parents say it is Hebrew also and it means "the Lord will judge".
-- pandabear1987  1/11/2006
In Spanish it is pronounced WA-keem.
-- Anonymous User  6/29/2006
The Spanish pronunciation wouldn't actually be "WA-keem" as another user said. It would be "ho-AH-keem," though said quickly (as words in Spanish usually are) it would sound almost identical.
-- Anonymous User  1/13/2007
The current coach of the German national football team is Joachim Löw.
-- podolski_fan2  10/17/2006
Listen to the German pronunciation of Joachim here:
http://www.nordicnames.de/Aussprache.html.
-- _satu_  10/24/2006
The French pronunciation is actually "zho-ah-KIM". [noted -ed]
-- hayat  1/4/2007
In Portuguese this is pronounced "Zho-ah-kee".
-- tigerlilly  1/10/2007
In Polish it's not pronounced yaw-AH-kheem but yo-AH-heem.
-- ADT  5/15/2007
Joachim is also the Slovak form. Czech form is Jáchym. Pronounced as "Ya-kheem" (short -ee-).
-- Karcoolka  6/17/2007
The Amish pronounce it yo-kuhm.
-- leananshae  12/25/2007
Also Scandinavian.
-- Anonymous User  3/9/2008
Joachim is one of the two central characters in Jostein Gaarder's novel, "The Christmas Mystery".
-- amelie  1/10/2009
In France it is more often pronounced "zho-ah-kim". The pronunciation "zho-ah-shen" was used in the Middle Age, though. [noted -ed]
-- lillinparadise  6/16/2009
Can also be used as a surname.
-- -Julia-  12/20/2009
Gioacchino Rossini-great Italian composer. Joiachim Murat -French general and King of Naples.
-- Anonymous User  3/8/2010
Pronounced yo-AH-kheem in German.
-- Anonymous User  3/20/2011
Joachim Beuckelaer (1533–1574) was a Flemish painter. A native of Antwerp, he studied under his uncle, Pieter Aertsen.
-- Anonymous User  9/15/2011
Joachim Beuckelaer (1525-1574) was a Netherlandish painter.
-- Anonymous User  10/13/2011
Joachim (1890-1920) was the son of Wilhelm II, German Emperor and his wife Augusta.
-- CarolinW  6/12/2012
Joachim (1459-1459) was the son of King Louis XI of France and his wife Charlotte.
-- CarolinW  6/18/2012
Joachim (1557-1557) was the son of Augustus, Elector of Saxony and his wife Anna of Denmark.
-- CarolinW  6/21/2012
Joachim (1603-1625) was the son of John Sigismund, Elector of Brandenburg and his wife Anna.
-- CarolinW  7/20/2012
A famous bearer is Joachim Murat (1767-1815). A brother-in-law of Napoleon Bonaparte through his marriage to Caroline Bonaparte, he received the titles Grand Duke of Berg and King of Naples. A military officer, he was also in charge of the French Army during the 2nd of May Uprising during the Peninsular War. After Napoleon's fall, he was executed by firing squad, famously asking his executioners to avoid shooting his face.
-- sunshinechild67  12/11/2012

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