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pinWhat does Akiva mean?

Akiva /aki-va/ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Akiva) is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Akiva is "protect, shelter". Also variant of Yaakov.

Affiliated boy name: Jacob.


Kreatif forms: Akisa, Ariva. [more]

pinHow popular is Akiva?

Akiva is an uncommon given name for males and an equally rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Akiva and corresponding names. The only popular alternative form of Akiva (outside Top 1000) is Jacob (#4 in 2014). Adoption of this form of Akiva was common in 2012 (adoption of 0.999%) and is now significantly less (adoption 0.996%, 0.3%). (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jacob in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Abia, Abija, Adiv, Ahava, Akil, Akila, Akilla, Akim, Akira, Alia, Alva, Atila, Ava, Avia, Aviv and Shiva. These names tend to be more frequently used than Akiva.