Akiva - Meaning of Akiva

What does Akiva mean?

[ 3 syll. a-ki-va, ak-iva ] The baby boy name Akiva is pronounced aa-KIY-Vaa- †. Akiva's origin and use are both in the Hebrew language. The name was borne by a 1st-century Jewish sage. In recent times, it is known from the oscar-winning screenwriter Akiva Goldsman (1962-).

In addition, Akiva is a Hebrew form of the Dutch, English, German, and Scandinavian Jacob.

Akiva is also a Hebrew form of the Russian, Hebrew, and Slavic Yakov.

Forms of Akiva include the name Akavya, the name Akeava, the name Akeeva, the name Akeiva, the name Akeyva, the Hebrew Akiba, the name Akieva, the name Akiv, and the name Akyva.

Variant forms inherit the origin and meaning of the name Akiva.

Other variants of Akiva include the diminutive forms Keeva, Kiba, Kiva (Hebrew), and Kivi (Hebrew).

See also the related categories, hebrew and jewish.

Akiva is an infrequently used baby name for boys. It is not ranked within the top 1000 names. In 2018, out of the group of boy names directly linked to Akiva, Jacob was the most regularly used.

Baby names that sound like Akiva include Abibo, Abihu, Aboo, Achava, Achiav, Ajabu, Asafo, Ashbea, Assefa, Azagba, Achiasaf, Agabio, Asubuhi, Auxibio, Eusebio, Aakav, Abee, Abou, Abue, and Aby.

† English pronunciation for Akiva: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)"

A famous person named Akiva is Screenwriter, Akiva Goldsman, born July 7, 1962, New York City, New York.

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