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The first name 

Akil is a male first name.

When two boys called Akil meet...

… it’s a special occasion. That’s because the name Akil is quite rare in the US. While it’s still a name in use, lately, only approximately 2 out of 100,000 boys have been named Akil. In the SmartGenius ranking, Akil is #3,100 on the list of most common boys names. If you polled the whole US population – children, adults and seniors – you’d find less than one in 10,000 to be named Akil.

You won't believe all there is 
to discover about the name

Akil -
special from day one

In fact, the name Akil hardly fits the trend of first names for boys. Between 1976 and 1999, young parents changed that a bit. For many years, Akil wasn't given at all (or at least less than 5 times, because that's the number required for a name to appear in the statistics), but by 1977, the name was more popular than ever. Although the name never ranked higher than position 1,140, 49 parents chose it in 1977 as a potential new rising star on the horizon of beautiful and rare names. If your name is Akil, you were already special when you were born - and you did your best to become a trendsetter.

In years where the graph has no value, the name Akil was given less than five times or even none at all in the entire USA.

Akil - originality welcome!

In 2022, expectant parents chose the rare name Akil a few times. Among all newborn boys, it ranked 4,063, for a total of 21 babies. The name is still more common than it was most time of the last century, when it didn't appear at all for a many years. As Akil seems to be a bit more popular in the middle of the 20th century, it proves to remain a great rarity in 2022.

Akil -
quite rare in all states

The odds of having a man or boy named Akil in your home state are about the same as the chance for a white Christmas in New York City – in both cases they are less than 30%. More precisely, the first name Akil is registered in 11 states, among which are California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois or Maryland. In proportion to the male population, most men and boys with the first name Akil live in New York, but even there the name is rather special – on average, you would have to ask 33,159 men and boys in New York for their name before you meet one who answers with Akil.

Akil has 4 letters 
and begins with an A

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter A is a very popular first letter for boys’ names. That’s because 9.0% of all common boys’ names in the US begin with this letter. Only the first letter J is more common for boys' names.

With four letters, the name Akil is shorter than most other given names. In fact, only 5.5% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly four letters. Just 1.2% of all first names are even shorter, while 93% consist of more than four letters. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

That means that if 9.0% of all boys' names start with an A, this initial letter occurs nearly three times as often as all other letters on average. And by the way: Of all the boys' names that start with an A, Anthony is the most common.

Other names with 
A, k, i and l

If you take all the letters in the name Akil – A, k, i and l – and put them together again, you can form other names, such as Alik or others.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Akil

If your name is Akil and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Akil

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Akil, you can simply say:





This is how the name Akil is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Akil in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.



You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Akil

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Akil is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.


Have you ever waved the name Akil

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.


Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Akil sounds like this: