[ 3 syll. a-ki-ra, ak-ira ] The baby girl name Akira is also used as a boy name, though it is slightly more popular for girls. It is pronounced as AA-Kiy-Raa- †.
1: Akira has its origins in the Japanese language. It is used largely in English and Japanese. The name Akira means 'bright; clear; morning sun; smart'.
Forms of Akira include the names Akeara, Akeira, Akera, Akeri, Akerra, Akiera, Akirah, Akiria, Akirrah, and Akyra.
2: Akira is of English-American origin. The name is derived from the combination of the letter 'A-' and the name Kira.
Forms of Akira include the names Akeria, Akiera, Akira, Akirah, Akire, Akiria, Akirrah, and Akyra.
Akira is a form of the name Akira.
See also the related form, the English, Russian, and Hebrew Kira.
See also the related categories, combination, sun, english, morning, clear (fair), japanese, bright, and american.
Akira is an uncommon baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 2008, 0.020% of baby girls were named Akira. It had a ranking of #705 then. The baby name has fallen from favor since then, and is currently of only irregular use. Within all girl names in its family, Akira was nevertheless the most popular in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Akira include Achira, Acira, Ajara, Akari, Akeri, Akirah, Asgard, Asherah, Ashira, Ashura, Azara, Azure, Azuree, Azuryne, Usher, Ajaree, Azaria, Azura, Isaurea, and Ajare.
† English pronunciation for Akira: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"