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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Akeelah

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  • A user from Guyana says the name Akeelah is of African origin and means "Beautiful".
  • A user from Florida, United States says the name Akeelah is of German origin and means "Very pretty".
  • A submission from South Africa says the name Akeelah means "Gift from God".
  • A submission from South Africa says the name Akeelah means "Gift" and is of African origin.
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International Interest

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1989 7 7 0
1995 5 5 0
1996 6 6 0
1997 8 8 0
2002 6 6 0
2006 403 403 0
2007 249 249 0
2008 160 160 0
2009 124 124 0
2010 94 94 0
2011 57 57 0
2012 38 38 0
2013 40 40 0
2014 34 34 0
2015 37 37 0
2016 33 33 0
2017 30 30 0
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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Akeelah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Akeelah

  • How Popular is the name Akeelah? Akeelah is the 8,812th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Akeelah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,331 babies born with the first name Akeelah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Akeelah to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Akeelah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1989 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Akeelah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Akeelah was in 2006 with a total of 403 babies.
  • Random Akeelah Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Akeelah is not a popular baby girl's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, only 10 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Akeelah: Your name in reverse order is Haleeka. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ekahael. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Akeelah born Jan 16, 1925

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 Spain approximately on 1000. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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  • 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).