Meaning and Name Origin
Akela has 1 variant: Akeelah.
Akela is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Akela is an uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Akela and related names. Prominent variation forms of Akela (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Adele (#764 last year), Akeelah, Adell and Adelle. These girl names reached the height of their popularity during 1910-1919 and have become significantly less widespread since, with the versions Adelle, Adell and Adele becoming less fashionable. (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.