in the U.S.
- Gender: Neutral
- Origin: Hebrew
- Meaning: To hold by the heel
- #7045 All Time
Pronunciation of Akiva
How popular is the name "Akiva" in the U.S.?
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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 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 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Akiva" is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2008. Across the entire United States a total of only 95 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.
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 south east? Search for the name to check your answer!
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.
A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.
K is for keen, your sense of honesty.
I is for interest, you show in others.
V is for verve! Your enthusiasm!
A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.
Your name in reverse order is "Avika". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Kivaa". 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 Oct 4, 1954
I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central England approximately on 1750. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.
You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.
Name poster for Akiva
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