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Akira (girl)

What does Akira mean?

Akira Pronunciation of Akira [aki-ra] as a girls' name (also used less regularly as boys' name Akira) is pronounced ah-kee-rah. It is of Japanese origin, and the meaning of Akira is "bright, clear, ideal".

Related girl name: Akyra.

Associated with: bright (light).

Variations

Creative forms:
(female) Akara, Akiar, ..

(male) Akiery, Akiram, ..

Middle name pairings:
Akira Elliot (A.E.), ..

How popular is Akira?

Akira is an uncommon first name for women and an equally unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Akira entered the list in 1995 and reached its top rank of #706 in the U.S. in the year 2008, and is presently at #1022. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Akira name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Akira outside U.S.

Similar Names

Akira is pronounced similarly to Yakira and Yekara. Other recommended names are Abida, Abina, Abra, Acima, Adara, Adia, Adiba, Adima, Adina, Adira, Adiva, Adora, Adra, Affra, Afia, Afiwa, Aida, Aila, Airi, Aki, Akiko, Akili, Akiva, Alia, Alima, Alisa, Aliza, Alura, Amia, Amica, Amika, Amina, Amira, Amita, Amora, Amyra, Anika, Anima, Anitra, Anora, Aphra, Apirka, Ara, Ardra, Arica, Arika, Arina, Ariya, Ashira, Ashra, Asima, Astra, Atara, Atera, Atifa, Aura, Avila, Ayisa, Azia, Aziza, Azora, Azra, Azura, Ceira, Cira, Edira, Eira, Jakira, Kira, Lira, Shira, Veira and Yaira. These names tend to be more commonly used than Akira.

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