Akilah

First Name
3k
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 Akilah

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     Arabic
71%
     African
14%
     Islamic/Muslim
14%

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Alt. Meaning

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

I is for independent, a balance between being overly reliant and alone

L is for little, the little things you do.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

H is for handy, the helpful you.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1972 12 12 0
1973 29 29 0
1974 58 58 0
1975 60 60 0
1976 74 74 0
1977 86 86 0
1978 93 93 0
1979 95 95 0
1980 95 95 0
1981 78 78 0
1982 83 83 0
1983 75 75 0
1984 46 46 0
1985 47 47 0
1986 58 58 0
1987 61 61 0
1988 62 62 0
1989 63 63 0
1990 65 65 0
1991 92 92 0
1992 97 97 0
1993 115 115 0
1994 80 80 0
1995 88 88 0
1996 114 114 0
1997 97 97 0
1998 61 61 0
1999 65 65 0
2000 52 52 0
2001 54 54 0
2002 68 68 0
2003 55 55 0
2004 48 48 0
2005 59 59 0
2006 79 79 0
2007 55 55 0
2008 42 42 0
2009 32 32 0
2010 39 39 0
2011 37 37 0
2012 31 31 0
2013 38 38 0
2014 20 20 0
2015 20 20 0
2016 38 38 0
2017 24 24 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 Akilah

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Akilah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Akilah

  • How Popular is the name Akilah? Akilah is the 5,409th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Akilah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,840 babies born with the first name Akilah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Akilah to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Akilah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given as a first name to 12 new born babies.
  • When was Akilah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Akilah is Thursday, January 16th, 1936.
  • What year had the most people named Akilah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Akilah was in 1993 with a total of 115 babies.
  • Random Akilah Factoid: According to the 1978 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Akilah is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 9 babies in California have the same name as you in 1978.
  • Weird things about the name Akilah: Your name in reverse order is Halika. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ialhak. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Akilah born Jul 20, 1970

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central India approximately on 1800. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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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).