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Origin and meaning
(ˈaxiːm) is the German short name for Joachim or Jehoiakim
Jehoiakim .On Josiah's death, Jehoiakim's younger brother Jehoahaz was proclaimed king, but after three months pharaoh Necho II deposed him and replaced him with the eldest son, Eliakim, who adopted the name Jehoiakim and became king at the age of twenty-five...
(Hebrew meaning "he whom Jehovah has set up"). In the Bible
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, Achim is mentioned in Jesus
Jesus of Nazareth , commonly referred to as Jesus Christ or simply as Jesus or Christ, is the central figure of Christianity...
' genealogy as the son of Zadok
Zadok was a high priest of the Israelites in Jerusalem after it was conquered by David.Zadok may also refer to:*Rabbi Zadok, tanna of the 1st-century CE*Zadok the Priest, an 18th-century coronation anthem by Handel...
and father of Eliud
Eliud, also known as Elihud, was a legendary king of the Britons, as recounted by Geoffrey of Monmouth. He was preceded by Urianus and succeeded by Cledaucus. He also conquered Dylan the King of great Tritons. He is otherwise unattested....
(Mt 1, 14). In this case, Achim
means presumably "he will make" or "he will set up" in Hebrew (יקים
A name day
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is the feast day of a saint
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after whom a person is named.
- Ludwig Achim von Arnim
Ludwig Achim von Arnim was a German poet and novelist born in Berlin.-Life:Arnim was descended from a Prussian noble family. His father was Joachim Erdmann von Arnim , associated with the Prussian court and, among other roles, active as the Director of the Berlin theater...
, German poet and novelist
- Hans Achim Litten
Hans Achim Litten was a German lawyer who represented opponents of the Nazis at important political trials between 1929 and 1932, defending the rights of workers during the Weimar Republic. During one trial in 1931, Litten subpoenaed Adolf Hitler, to appear as a witness, where Litten then...
, German lawyer and Nazi-resistor