What does Akela mean?
Akela /ake-la/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Akela is "noble". Hawaiian form of Adele.
Akela has 1 variant: Akeelah.more]
How popular is Akela?
Akela is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Akela is an uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent variation forms of Akela (outside Top 1000) listed in the Top 1000 are Adele (#764 last year), Akeelah, Adell and Adelle. Forms like Adel are uncommon. These girl names reached the height of their popularity during 1910-1919 (usage of 0.3565%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.059%, down 83.5%), with the versions Adelle, Adell and Adele becoming less fashionable. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Akela and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Akela is alike in pronunciation to Akiela, Akilah and Akili. Other recommended similar baby names are Adela▼, Anela, Arela, Asela, Ashla, Axella and Azelia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Akela.