• 6k Akeem
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6k
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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Akeem

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  • A user from Pennsylvania, United States says the name Akeem is of Arabic origin and means "Wisdom".
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Alt. Meaning

A is for artistic, adding beauty to the world

K is for kindness, you always show.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

M is for musical, your hidden talent!

Notable Persons Named Akeem

Akeem Ayers is an athlete for the Los Angeles Rams. His ongoing career started in 2011. Akeem was born on July 10th, 1989 in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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Akeem Davis is an athlete for the Indianapolis Colts. Akeem was born on December 25th, 1989 in Laurel, Mississippi.

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Akeem Spence is a football player for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Akeem was born on November 29th, 1991 in Navarre, Florida.

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Akeem Hunt is a football player for the Houston Texans. Akeem was born on February 22nd, 1993 in Covington, Georgia.

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Akeem King is an athlete for the Atlanta Falcons. Akeem was born on August 29th, 1992 in Visalia, California.

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Akeem Dent is an athlete for the Houston Texans. He has been prominent since 2011. Akeem was born on September 24th, 1987 in Atlanta.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Akeem

Olalere Akeem is an athlete for the Prime F.C.

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Audu Akeem is a sports team member for the Kwara United F.C.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1972 6 0 6
1973 6 0 6
1974 5 0 5
1975 5 0 5
1976 8 0 8
1977 14 0 14
1978 5 0 5
1979 9 0 9
1980 9 0 9
1981 8 0 8
1982 31 0 31
1983 192 0 192
1984 254 0 254
1985 160 0 160
1986 283 0 283
1987 178 0 178
1988 221 0 221
1989 459 0 459
1990 570 0 570
1991 419 0 419
1992 325 0 325
1993 242 0 242
1994 222 0 222
1995 174 0 174
1996 146 0 146
1997 116 0 116
1998 97 0 97
1999 61 0 61
2000 77 0 77
2001 63 0 63
2002 65 0 65
2003 56 0 56
2004 66 0 66
2005 55 0 55
2006 85 0 85
2007 70 0 70
2008 89 0 89
2009 96 0 96
2010 89 0 89
2011 80 0 80
2012 105 0 105
2013 97 0 97
2014 92 0 92
2015 115 0 115
2016 137 0 137

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Popularity of Akeem as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Akeem

  • How Popular is the name Akeem? Akeem is the 3,433rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Akeem have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,662 babies born with the first name Akeem in the United States. That's more than enough people named Akeem to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Akeem? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Akeem first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Akeem is Friday, January 22nd, 1943.
  • What year had the most people named Akeem born? The highest recorded use of the first name Akeem was in 1990 with a total of 570 babies.
  • Random Akeem Factoid: According to the 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Akeem is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 14 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1991.
  • Weird things about the name Akeem: Your name in reverse order is Meeka. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kmeea. How do you pronounce that?

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