Names.org
Popularity
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Akiva

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: To hold by the heel
  • #7045 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Akiva" in the U.S.?



Click Here to Show Chart Data
YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1961505
1969606
1971707
1972909
197338830
1974909
197514014
197612012
197713013
197818018
197913013
198022022
198113013
198212012
198316016
198419019
198520020
198615015
198718018
198821021
198921021
199021021
199126026
199225025
199331031
199428028
1995411031
199645936
199753746
1998471136
199955748
200039039
200157057
200251843
200351645
200456551
200577671
200657651
200766759
200895887
200980080
201078078
201182874
201276076
2013102894
201480080

Want to know about the populiarty of Akiva? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,740 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 first appeared 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 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Akiva" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 27 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2012. Across the entire United States a total of only 76 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Akiva" mean?

Akiva (Hebrew): To hold by the heel

The name "Akiva" is of Hebrew origin and it means "To hold by the heel". It's a name commonly given to boys.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

K is for kindle, the warmth in others.

I is for interest, you show in others.

V is for valiant, the way you approach life!

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

Your name in reverse order is "Avika". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aivak". 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.

Where is the name Akiva popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Akiva in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Akiva

Akiva Schaffer

Akiva Schaffer is a comedian with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Akiva was born in 1977 in Berkeley, California, United States.

Popularity:

Akiva Goldsman

Akiva Goldsman is a director, producer, and writer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1994 to present. Akiva was born in 1962 in New York City.

Popularity:

Past life for Akiva born Jan 19, 1979

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 Northern China approximately on 1225. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

Name poster for Akiva

Name poster for Akiva(click to save the high quality version)

Here's something for you to ponder on...

Popular Baby Names And Their Meanings - A name is that unique word that identifies you as the person you are. Do you know the top baby names and their meaning?

Names Searched Right Now

< 1k Athur
< 1k Saavedra
< 1k Kaynat
< 1k Leslene
< 1k Tahraeah
32k Clint
< 1k Adiza
49k Nick
64k Elena
414k Sean
< 1k Johaane
< 1k Himashre
448k Julia
1.5m Linda
96k Clinton
5.1m John
810k Emily
< 1k Muzna
330k Kayla
36k Clay