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

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Origin and Meaning of Akua

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Ghana, the name Akua is of African origin and means "Riches".
  • A user from Virginia, United States says the name Akua is of African origin and means "Girl born on Wednesday".
Other origins: Indian (Sanskrit)

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  1. (preceded by definite article) God (Christian)

Notable Persons Named Akua


Akua Kuenyehia is a Judge of the International Criminal Court, and Judges of the International Criminal Court. Akua was born in 1947 in Ghana.


Akua Sena Dansua is a Minister for Tourism, Minister for Youth, Sports, Minister for Women, and Children's Affairs. Their most notable accomplishments were from 2000 to 2013. Akua was born on April 23rd, 1958 in Hohoe.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Akua

Riddell Akua is a member of parliament. Riddell was born on January 26th, 1963 in Nauru.


Fun Facts about the name Akua

  • How Popular is the name Akua? Akua is the 16,427th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Akua have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 494 babies born with the first name Akua in the United States. That's more than enough people named Akua 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 Akua? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Akua first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Akua is Wednesday, March 24th, 1937.
  • What year had the most people named Akua born? The highest recorded use of the first name Akua was in 1978 with a total of 16 babies.
  • Random Akua Factoid: According to the 1988 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Akua is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1988.
  • Weird things about the name Akua: Your name in reverse order is Auka. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ukaa. 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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