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First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010


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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 123 123 0
2010 94 94 0
2011 57 57 0
2012 37 37 0
2013 40 40 0
2014 34 34 0
2015 37 37 0

Fun Facts about the name Akeelah

  • How many people with the first name Akeelah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,266 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 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Akeelah is not a popular baby girl's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 2006.
  • 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 Lekhaea. How do you pronounce that?
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Popularity of Akeelah as a first name

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Akeelah

The name "Akeelah" is of American origin, and it means "Eagle". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Other Inspirations for the Name Akeelah

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What does the name Akeelah mean?

Ais for able, for you surely are.

Kis for kid, the child within.

Eis for expressive, not one to hold within.

Eis for endear, all those you touch.

Lis for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

Ais for aptitudes, your special capabilities shine

His for hand, that you always give.

Past life for Akeelah born Apr 2, 1954

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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 Southern England approximately on 1400. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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