What does Akiva mean?
Affiliated boy name: Jacob.
How 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). Variants like Yachov are seldom used. Adoption of this boy name reached its apex in 2012 (usage of 0.999%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.996%, ▼0.3%). Jacob (#4) is the most contemporarily stylish birth name in this list, and there is a rekindling in birth name usage for this name. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)