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Akiva Meaning


What does Akiva mean?

The name Akiva is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Akiva is "supplanter".

Akiva is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced A-ki-va.

The Given Name Akiva

Akiva is a variant of Akiba, Yaakov. See Akiba, Yaakov for further details.

Mesmerizing and fearless, it is a name considered by many parents.

A wonderfully distinctive name.

A simple name that will be attractive to parents.

Akiva Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,888 in baby name popularity for boys with 78 occurrences. It ranked 13,775 in baby name popularity for girls with 6 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,608 in baby name popularity for boys with 99 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Akiva Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Akiva has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Akiva to other names.

Akiva Related Names

Akiva is a variant of Akiba, Yaakov.

Famous Akivas

    Akiva Numerology

    What will your new littleAkiva be like?

    It may all be in the numbers.

    The numbers that make up your child's name.

    Numerology may give you some insight.

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    Akiva Name Fun

    Would you like to fingerspell the name Akiva in American Sign Language?

    Then just follow the diagram below.

    Be creative with the name Akiva.

    Just for fun, see the name Akiva 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 Akiva in Nautical Flags page.