Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Main Origin Language: Japanese
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In 2017 the name Akira...

• was given to 248 baby girls
• was the 1,032nd most popular name for baby girls
• was 26% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Illinois, Wisconsin, and Tennessee
• a unisex name which was given to girls 91% of the time
• was about as popular as Sarahi and Della
Babies Named Akira Born Per Year
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Akira...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2008
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1950
• was not given to any babies in the 1950s
• is 178% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Myah, Natalya, Zakiyah, Jacobi, Julien, Javian
• has the most opposite popularity history to Margarita, Antoinette, Jannette, Phillip, Michael, Joseph
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Akira Per State
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Geographically the name Akira...

• 123% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Jordynn, Magdalena, Laylani, Hasan, Dominik, Savion
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Avery, Brooklyn, Audrey, Hunter, Eli, Jasper
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Akira by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Akira are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Akira will be the only kid named Akira in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Akira compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Akira rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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