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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Aki

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  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Aki means "Bright" and is of Japanese origin.
  • A submission from Japan says the name Aki means "Autumn." and is of Japanese origin.
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Notable Persons Named Aki

Aki Kaurismäki is a film director, producer, screenwriter, film producer, and producerandscreenwriter. Aki was given the name Aki Olavi Kaurismäki on April 4th, 1957 in Orimattila.


Aki Toyosaki is a voice actress and singer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2006 to present. Aki was born on October 28th, 1986 in Tokushima Prefecture, Japan.


Alice Hirose is an actress, tv personality, model, and tarento. She has been prominent since 2008. Alice was given the name Aki Hirose on December 11th, 1994 in Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka, Shizuoka, Japan.


Aki Ra is a landmine campaigner, museum curator, director of all-khmer de-mining ngo, and curator. Aki was given the name Eoun Yeak in 1973 in Siem Reap.


Aki Maeda is a j-pop musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1993 to present. Aki was born on July 11th, 1985 in Tokyo.


Aki was born on September 16th, 1969 in Akita Prefecture, Japan.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Aki

Angela Aki is a pop music and jazz singing. She plays Piano, Guitar, and Vocals. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2000 to present. Angela was given the name Kiyomi Angela Aki on September 15th, 1977 in Itano, Tokushima.


Bundee was born on April 7th, 1990 in Manurewa.


Aki is a fictional character.


Hideto Aki is a film director. His career lasted from 1998 to 1998. Hideto was born in 1970 in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.


Keiiti Aki was a scientist in the field of geophysics. Keiiti was born on March 3rd, 1930 in Yokohama. He left this life on May 17th, 2005.


Izumi Aki is an actor and actress. Izumi was born on May 15th, 1960 in Japan. Izumi is also known as Yasuko Takahashi.


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Popularity of Aki as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Aki U.S.
  White 13.61% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 36.91% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 37.14% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 9.57% 16.26%

Of Last Name Aki

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

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Fun Facts about the name Aki

  • How Popular is the name Aki? Aki is the 16,426th most popular name of all time. As a last name Aki was the 27,732nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Aki have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 494 babies born with the first name Aki in the United States. That's more than enough people named Aki 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 Aki? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Aki first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Aki is Monday, November 27th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Aki born? The highest recorded use of the first name Aki was in 2016 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Aki: Your name in reverse order is Ika. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aki. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Aki? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 867 people with the last name Aki.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Aki? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Aki as their last name since less than 1 person in 345k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
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