🔼The name Joiakim in the Bible
Joiakim is the son of Jeshua the high priest during the time of the return from exile (Nehemiah 12:10, 26).
🔼Etymology of the name Joiakim
The name Joiakim consists of two elements, the first one being the appellative יה (Yah) = יהו (Yahu) = יו (Yu), which in turn are abbreviated forms of the Tetragrammaton יהוה, YHWH, or Yahweh.
The second element of the name Joiakim comes from the root-verb קום (qum), meaning to rise up or stand:
For a meaning of the name Joiakim, BDB Theological Dictionary proposes Yah Raiseth Up and NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads the similar Yahweh Raises Up. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names has The Lord Will Set Up.