Akshay

First Name
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Akshay

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  • A user from India says the name Akshay is of Mahabharata origin and means "Undefeatable,immortal".
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Alt. Meaning

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

K is for kid, the child within.

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Notable Persons Named Akshay

Akshay Kumar is an actor, producer, and presenter. He has been prominent since 1991. Akshay was given the name Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia on September 9th, 1967 in Amritsar, Punjab, India.

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Akshay Oberoi is an actor. Akshay was born on January 1st, 1985 in Lucknow.

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Akshay Dogra is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 2002 to present. Akshay was born on September 21st, 1981 in Delhi.

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Akshay Anand is an actor. Akshay was born in India.

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Akshay Venkatesh is a scientist in the field of mathematical physics. Akshay was born on November 21st, 1981 in New Delhi.

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Akshay Yadav is a Member of the India Parliament, for Firozabad, Memberof theIndia Parliament, and forFirozabad. Akshay was born on October 25th, 1986 in Etawah.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Akshay

S. was born on April 30th, 1987 in Shimoga, India.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1981 8 0 8
1982 7 0 7
1984 8 0 8
1985 7 0 7
1986 14 0 14
1987 9 0 9
1988 7 0 7
1989 5 0 5
1990 17 0 17
1991 15 0 15
1992 23 0 23
1993 40 0 40
1994 54 0 54
1995 55 0 55
1996 46 0 46
1997 61 0 61
1998 68 0 68
1999 58 0 58
2000 67 0 67
2001 63 0 63
2002 83 0 83
2003 73 0 73
2004 73 0 73
2005 74 0 74
2006 74 0 74
2007 69 0 69
2008 89 0 89
2009 71 0 71
2010 68 0 68
2011 51 0 51
2012 50 0 50
2013 53 0 53
2014 40 0 40
2015 40 0 40
2016 44 0 44

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Popularity of Akshay as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Akshay

  • How Popular is the name Akshay? Akshay is the 7,746th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Akshay have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,584 babies born with the first name Akshay in the United States. That's more than enough people named Akshay 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 Akshay? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1981 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Akshay born? The highest recorded use of the first name Akshay was in 2008 with a total of 89 babies.
  • Random Akshay Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Akshay is not a popular baby boy's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 10 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Akshay: Your name in reverse order is Yahska. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Akhyas. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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