Akela

First Name
566
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Akela

User Submitted Origins

     Hawaiian
36%
     Egyptian
27%
     African
18%
     English
9%
     Native American
9%

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from California, United States says the name Akela means "The wolf/ Leader of the pack" and is of Native American origin.
  • A user from Nebraska, United States says the name Akela is of Hawaiian origin and means "Noble One".
  • A submission from Australia says the name Akela means "The leader".
  • A user from New York, United States says the name Akela is of Hawaiian origin and means "Noble or graceful".
  • According to a user from Canada, the name Akela is of Hawaiian origin and means "Noble".
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International Interest
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  1. A fictional wolf character in Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book.
  2. The leader of a pack of Cub Scouts.

Notable Persons Named Akela

Akela was born on April 22nd, 1995 in Saint Michael, Barbados.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Akela

A.R. Akela is a dalit writer. He was most prominent from 1980 to present. A.R. was born on September 30th, 1960 in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India. A.R. is also known as Akela and A.R..

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Ram Lal Akela is a Members of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly and Members of theUttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly. Ram was born on January 21st, 1953 in Raebareli district.

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Jussi Akela is an athlete for the HooGee.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1975 5 5 0
1977 9 9 0
1978 6 6 0
1979 12 12 0
1980 11 11 0
1981 9 9 0
1982 14 14 0
1983 9 9 0
1984 9 9 0
1985 7 7 0
1986 13 13 0
1987 10 10 0
1988 11 11 0
1989 9 9 0
1990 20 20 0
1991 20 20 0
1992 19 19 0
1993 24 24 0
1994 26 26 0
1995 18 18 0
1996 27 27 0
1997 16 16 0
1998 15 15 0
1999 12 12 0
2000 19 19 0
2001 18 18 0
2002 18 18 0
2003 14 14 0
2004 17 17 0
2005 17 17 0
2006 23 23 0
2007 15 15 0
2008 8 8 0
2009 10 10 0
2010 7 7 0
2011 9 9 0
2012 8 8 0
2013 8 8 0
2014 9 9 0
2015 11 11 0
2016 14 9 5
2017 10 10 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Akela

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Fun Facts about the name Akela

  • How Popular is the name Akela? Akela is the 15,090th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Akela have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 566 babies born with the first name Akela in the United States. That's more than enough people named Akela 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 Akela? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Akela first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Akela is Monday, May 20th, 1907.
  • What year had the most people named Akela born? The highest recorded use of the first name Akela was in 1996 with a total of 27 babies.
  • Random Akela Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Akela is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Akela: Your name in reverse order is Aleka. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eaakl. How do you pronounce that?

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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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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