[ 3 syll. a-ke-la, ak-ela ] The baby boy name Akela is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is ahKEH-Laa †. Akela is used chiefly in the English and Hawaiian languages, and its origin is Hebrew. Akela is a variant of the name Asher (English and Hebrew).
Akela is rarely used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2018, out of the group of boy names directly linked to Akela, Asher was the most regularly used.
† Pronunciation for Akela: AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"