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What does Akeem mean?

Akeem Pronunciation of Akeem [akeem] as a boys' name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Akeem is "wise, intelligent". Variant of Hakeem. An exotic-sounding name. Its use is probably inspired in part by basketball player Hakeem Olajuwon, who was originally known as Akeem.

Associated with: arabic, wise, intelligent.


Akeem has 3 variants: Ahkeem, Akhim and Akim.

Creative forms:
(male) Abeem, Areem, ..

(female) Akama, Akeemi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Akeem Justin (A.J.), ..

How popular is Akeem?

Akeem is a rare first name for men. Akeem is a unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Akeem entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its top rank of #404 in the U.S. in 1990, and is currently at #1458. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Hakeem (#1162 via latest list) is the only other prominent varying form of Akeem (#1458 via latest list) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Akeem was more pronounced among parents in 1990 (average #506) and has become much less since, with the form Akeem becoming less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Akeem, Hakeem in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Akeem and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Abeer, Acee, Addem, Adeel, Adeev, Adem, Akeno, Aksel, Alem, Ameen, Ameer, Aseem, Ateef, Azeem, Jakeem and Naeem. Like Akeem, these names are not frequently used.

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