See also San Joaquin for more uses of the specific name San Joaquin
Joaquín is the Spanish language version of Joachim. It is a male name which finds its origin in Hebrew and literally means "lifted by Yahweh". Jojakim (originally Eljakim) was a king of Judah in the Old Testament. His son was Jojachin. San Joaquín is the Spanish Language of the name of Saint Joachim, the traditional name for the father of Mary (mother of Jesus).
- Joaquín Andújar, Dominican Republic baseball player
- Joaquín Almunia, Spanish politician
- Joaquín Árias, professional baseball player in the San Francisco Giants organization
- Joaquín Balaguer, President of the Dominican Republic
- Joaquín Benoit, professional baseball player for the San Diego Padres
- Joaquín Castro, American politician from San Antonio, Texas
- Joaquín Cortés, Spanish flamenco dancer
- Joaquín De Luz, New York City Ballet principal dancer
- Joaquín Hernández, Mexican football (soccer) player
- Joaquín Lavín, Chilean politician for the Independent Democrat Union
- Joaquín Salvador Lavado "Quino", Spanish-Argentine cartoonist.
- Joaquín Maurín, Spanish Catalan who was leader of the Workers' Party of Marxist Unification (POUM) and the Workers and Peasants Bloc
- Joaquín Murieta
- Joaquín Pardavé, Mexican actor, director, songwriter and screenwriter of the Mexican cinema (1900–1955).
- Joaquín Phoenix, American actor
- Joaquín Rodrigo, Spanish composer of classical music, especially for the guitar
- Joaquín Sabina, Spanish singer-songwriter
- Joaquín (footballer), Spanish footballer who plays for Real Betis
- Joaquín Turina, Spanish composer of classical music
- Joaquín Zavala, former President of Nicaragua