US Popularity:3037
Origin:Hebrew
Meaning:protect, shelter
Akiva is a gorgeous, modern-sounding name with Hebrew origins. Despite being around for many decades, especially within the Jewish community, Akiva’s ability to roll off the tongue has made it quite the hit in the current climate. Meaning “protect” or “shelter,” this beautifully-looking name comes with a fitting definition to match. Famous bearers of this name include writer, director, and producer Akiva Schaffer who has written for Saturday Night Live, directed for Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and helped produce the Lego Movie soundtrack.

Akiva Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Akiva is currently #2869 on The Bump
Boy:Akiva is currently #1597 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Akiva is currently #1978 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Akiva is currently #3037 in U.S. births
Boy:Akiva is currently #1481 in U.S. births
Girl:Akiva is currently #15210 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2023
Gender:
Girl
#15210
in 2023
- 15210
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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