in the U.S.
- Gender: Neutral
- Origin: Hebrew
- Meaning: To hold by the heel
- #6985 All Time
Pronunciation of Akiva
How popular is the baby name Akiva in the U.S.?
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Want to know about the popularity of the Akiva baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,814 babies born with the name Akiva in the United States. That's more than enough Akivas to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1961 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Akiva" was in 2013 with a total of 94 babies.
According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Akiva" is not a popular baby boy's name in Maryland. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 2009. Across the entire United States a total of only 80 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.
Where is the name Akiva popular?
Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations
Have you been wondering what does the name "Akiva" mean? The list below shows the origins of Akiva as well as things modernly associated with the name Akiva such as celebrities named Akiva.
Origin and Meaning of Akiva
The name "Akiva" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "To hold by the heel". It's a name commonly given to boys.
Other Inspirations for the Name Akiva
Akiva Basketball Academy
A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.
K is for kindness, you always show.
I is for ignite, the fire in you!
V is for volunteer, your giving side.
A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.
Your name in reverse order is "Avika". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Vikaa". How do you pronounce that?
Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
Past life for Akiva born May 23, 1938
I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central Africa approximately on 1550. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.
You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.