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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Akil

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     Indian (Sanskrit)

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International Interest
  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Akil

Akil Mitchell is a basketball player for the Olympique Antibes and Rio Grande Valley Vipers in the LNB Pro A. He was most active from 2014 to present. Akil was born on June 26th, 1992 in Charlotte, North Carolina.


Akil was born in 1936.



Akil DeFreitas is a soccer player for the FC Jazz, North Florida Ospreys, NC State Wolfpack, Orlando City U-23, Capital City F.C., FF Jaro, FK Dainava Alytus, Central F.C., Kingston FC, Kokkolan Palloveikot, Trinidad, and Tobago national football team. Akil was born on November 7th, 1986 in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.


Akil Patterson is a youth programs coordinator, :athlete ally & community organizer, sugar free kids, athlete ally, and :athlete ally& community organizer. Akil was born on January 1st, 1983.


Akil Grier is a soccer player for the West Bromwich Albion F.C., Halesowen Town F.C., Saint Kitts, and Nevis national football team. Akil was born on September 15th, 1992 in Birmingham, England.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Akil

Mara Brock Akil is a screenwriter, producer, and television producer. She was most active from 1994 to present. Mara was born on May 27th, 1970 in Los Angeles. Mara is also known as Mara Brock Ali, Mara Brock, Ali Brock, Mara Brock Ali; Brock, and Mara.


Azamuddin Akil is a soccer player for the Johor Darul Ta'zim F.C., Pahang F.C., Shahzan Muda F.C., UPB-MyTeam F.C., and Malaysia national football team. Azamuddin was born on April 16th, 1985 in Kuala Lipis, Pahang, Malaysia. Azamuddin is also known as Azamuddin.


Huda was born on May 19th, 1945.


Khaled Akil is an artist and fine art photography.


Ahmad was born on April 25th, 1939 in Alor Setar. He passed away on July 15th, 2008.


Hussein Ali Akil is a soccer player for the Sydney FC, Bankstown City FC, Al-Mabarrah, Sydney Olympic FC, Woodlands Wellington FC, and Lebanon national under-23 football team. Hussein was born on May 3rd, 1990.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1970 6 0 6
1971 10 0 10
1972 19 0 19
1973 29 0 29
1974 33 0 33
1975 38 0 38
1976 34 0 34
1977 49 0 49
1978 41 0 41
1979 46 0 46
1980 41 0 41
1981 47 0 47
1982 43 0 43
1983 31 0 31
1984 24 0 24
1985 26 0 26
1986 20 0 20
1987 26 0 26
1988 37 0 37
1989 21 0 21
1990 53 0 53
1991 55 0 55
1992 64 0 64
1993 72 0 72
1994 82 0 82
1995 80 0 80
1996 59 0 59
1997 48 0 48
1998 39 0 39
1999 65 0 65
2000 50 0 50
2001 49 0 49
2002 41 0 41
2003 35 0 35
2004 51 0 51
2005 59 0 59
2006 50 0 50
2007 28 0 28
2008 31 0 31
2009 33 0 33
2010 32 0 32
2011 30 0 30
2012 27 0 27
2013 28 0 28
2014 26 0 26
2015 32 0 32
2016 29 0 29
2017 44 0 44
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Akil

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Akil as a first name

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Popularity of Akil as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Akil U.S.
  White 47.40% 64.26%
  African American 39.94% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.87% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.25% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.55% 16.26%

Of Last Name Akil

People with the last name Akil are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Akil

  • How Popular is the name Akil? Akil is the 6,969th most popular name of all time. As a last name Akil was the 64,559th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Akil have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,913 babies born with the first name Akil in the United States. That's more than enough people named Akil to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Akil? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Akil first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Akil is Monday, December 15th, 1919.
  • What year had the most people named Akil born? The highest recorded use of the first name Akil was in 1994 with a total of 82 babies.
  • Random Akil Factoid: According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Akil is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1994.
  • Weird things about the name Akil: Your name in reverse order is Lika. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Klia. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Akil? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 308 people with the last name Akil.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Akil? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Akil as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m 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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