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Akiva

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1961 5 0 5
1969 6 0 6
1971 7 0 7
1972 9 0 9
1973 38 8 30
1974 9 0 9
1975 14 0 14
1976 12 0 12
1977 13 0 13
1978 18 0 18
1979 13 0 13
1980 22 0 22
1981 13 0 13
1982 12 0 12
1983 16 0 16
1984 19 0 19
1985 20 0 20
1986 15 0 15
1987 18 0 18
1988 21 0 21
1989 21 0 21
1990 21 0 21
1991 26 0 26
1992 25 0 25
1993 31 0 31
1994 28 0 28
1995 41 10 31
1996 45 9 36
1997 53 7 46
1998 47 11 36
1999 55 7 48
2000 39 0 39
2001 57 0 57
2002 51 8 43
2003 51 6 45
2004 56 5 51
2005 77 6 71
2006 57 6 51
2007 66 7 59
2008 95 8 87
2009 80 0 80
2010 78 0 78
2011 82 8 74
2012 76 0 76
2013 102 8 94
2014 85 0 85
2015 69 0 69

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 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Akiva" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 12 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1995. Across the entire United States a total of only 41 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Akiva popular?

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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.

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.

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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.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Akiva

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Akiva Wedge
Akiva Lessin
Akiva Cohen
Akiva Gross

Alternative Meanings

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

I is for ideals, no higher!

V is for value, the value you place on friendship.

A is for activities, for you have many.

Your name in reverse order is "Avika". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Vaaik". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Akiva born Sep 12, 1987

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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 Egypt approximately on 700. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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