• 370 Akai
First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Akai" mean? The list below shows things modernly associated with the name Akai such as celebrities named Akai.

Origin and Meaning of Akai

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Notable Persons With the Name Akai

Akai Osei is an actor, dancer, rapper, and singer. His career lasted from 2010 to 2010. Akai was given the name Akai Milan Osei-Mansfield on April 12th, 1999.


Akai Naomasa was an influential somebody. Akai was born in 1529. He left this life in 1578.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Akai

Shuichi Akai is a soccer player for the Sendai University and Ehime FC. Shuichi was born on September 2nd, 1981 in Hokkaido.


Rafael Akai is a soccer player for the Olímpia Futebol Clube, Mirassol Futebol Clube, Cruzeiro Esporte Clube, Associação Desportiva São Caetano, Paraná Clube, Sport Club Corinthians Paulista, Club 2 de Mayo, Esporte Clube São José, Londrina Esporte Clube, FC Rostov, and Nacional Atlético Clube (SP. Rafael was born on January 17th, 1986 in Presidente Prudente, São Paulo.


Hideyuki Akai is a soccer player for the Tochigi SC and Ryutsu Keizai University FC. Hideyuki was born on May 2nd, 1985 in Chiba Prefecture.


Hidekazu Akai is an athlete for the F.C. Imabari.


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Popularity of Akai as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Akai U.S.
  White 24.36% 64.26%
  African American 17.31% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 37.18% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 14.74% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.41% 16.26%

Of Last Name Akai

People with the last name Akai are most frequently White, African American, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Akai

  • How Popular is the name Akai? Akai is the 18,780th most popular name of all time. As a last name Akai was the 112,568th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Akai have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 370 babies born with the first name Akai in the United States. That's more than enough people named Akai to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Akai? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Akai first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Akai is Sunday, January 4th, 1891.
  • What year had the most people named Akai born? The highest recorded use of the first name Akai was in 2013 with a total of 36 babies.
  • Random Akai Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Akai is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Akai: Your name in reverse order is Iaka. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iaak. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Akai? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 156 people with the last name Akai.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Akai? Akai is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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What does the name Akai mean?

Ais for acts, the daily acts of kindness shown to others

Kis for kid, the child within.

Ais for articulate, a regular wordsmith

Iis for immaculate, keeping it tidy

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.