What does Akira mean?
Akira [aki-ra] as a boys' name (also used more commonly as girls' name Akira) is pronounced ah-kee-rah. It is of Japanese origin, and the meaning of Akira is "bright, clear, ideal".
Associated with: bright.
1 feminine form: Akyra.Creative forms:
(male) Ahira, Akiram, ..
(female) Akiar, Akiraa, .. Middle name pairings:
Akira Westen (A.W.), ..
How popular is Akira?
Akira is a rare first name for men and also a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Akira was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its peak rank of #1229 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Abia, Abija, Abir, Abiri, Adiran, Ahiram, Akil, Akila, Akilla, Akim, Akiva, Alia, Amir▲, Amiran, Amiri, Ara, Atila, Avia and Aviram. Like Akira, these names are not commonly used.See names in meaning and etymology.