Akila

First Name
634
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Akila mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Akila

User Submitted Origins

     Egyptian
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     Sanskrit
29%
     English
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     Islamic/Muslim
14%
     African
14%

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from India, the name Akila is of Sanskrit origin and means "Universal".
  • A user from Wisconsin, United States says the name Akila is of Egyptian origin and means "Intelligent".
  • According to a user from Sri Lanka, the name Akila is of Sanskrit origin and means "Clean , Pure , True".
  • According to a user from Sri Lanka, the name Akila means "Not giving up".
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Akila

Akila Viraj Kariyawasam is a Minister of Education (Sri Lanka). He has had major accomplishments since 2015. Akila was born on May 23rd, 1973 in Kuliyapitiya.

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Akila was born on October 4th, 1993 in Panadura.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Akila

Dimitri Akila is an athlete for the USM Libreville.

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Henri Nze Akila is an athlete for the USM Libreville.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1974 6 6 0
1975 12 12 0
1976 6 6 0
1977 16 16 0
1978 14 14 0
1979 13 13 0
1980 13 13 0
1981 12 12 0
1982 13 13 0
1983 13 13 0
1984 9 9 0
1985 14 14 0
1986 11 11 0
1987 6 6 0
1988 13 13 0
1989 11 11 0
1990 9 9 0
1991 11 11 0
1992 16 16 0
1993 25 25 0
1994 16 16 0
1995 24 24 0
1996 21 21 0
1997 29 29 0
1998 15 15 0
1999 13 13 0
2000 12 12 0
2001 21 21 0
2002 12 12 0
2003 20 20 0
2004 12 12 0
2005 13 13 0
2006 19 19 0
2007 10 10 0
2008 14 14 0
2009 15 15 0
2010 15 15 0
2011 11 11 0
2012 14 14 0
2013 10 10 0
2014 10 10 0
2015 21 21 0
2016 16 16 0
2017 28 28 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 Akila

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Akila as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Akila

  • How Popular is the name Akila? Akila is the 14,061st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Akila have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 634 babies born with the first name Akila in the United States. That's more than enough people named Akila to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Akila? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1974 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Akila first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Akila is Monday, February 14th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Akila born? The highest recorded use of the first name Akila was in 1997 with a total of 29 babies.
  • Random Akila Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Akila is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Akila: Your name in reverse order is Alika. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iaalk. 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).
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