What does Akira mean?
The name Akira is of Japanese origin.
The meaning of Akira is "intelligent, bright".
Akira is used as both a boys and girls name.
It consists of 5 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced A-ki-ra.
The Given Name Akira
Akira is a great choice for parents looking for a more unique name.
This 3 syllable name has greatness and charm.
A name that will flow off your tongue.
Some famous bearers of this name include: Akira Kurosawa, and Akira Suzuki.
In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 1,008
in baby name popularity for girls with 260 occurrences. It ranked 4,301
in baby name popularity for boys with 23 occurrences.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,025 in baby name popularity for girls with 260 occurrences. It ranked 3,290 in baby name popularity for boys with 34 occurrences.
Want to see how Akira sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Akira Name Popularity Page.
Akira Related Names
- Akira Kurosawa ~ Film Director
- Akira Suzuki ~ Nobel Prize for Chemistry 2010
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Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Akira.
It may give you some insight about your new baby.
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Akira Name Fun
Be creative with the name Akira.
Just for fun, see the name Akira in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.
Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Akira in Nautical Flags page.