Gender Masculine & Feminine
Usage Japanese
Scripts 昭, 明, 亮, 晶, etc.(Japanese Kanji) あきら(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced Pron. /ä.kʲi.ɾä/  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From Japanese (akira) meaning "bright", (akira) meaning "bright" or (akira) meaning "clear". Other kanji with the same pronunciation can also form this name. A famous bearer was the Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa (1910-1998), given name written .

Related Names

Other ReadingsJing, Ming(Chinese) Aki, Ryo, Ryō, Ryou(Japanese) Myeong, Myung(Korean) Minh(Vietnamese)
User SubmissionAkira


People think this name is

wholesome   strong   refined   strange   serious  


Entry updated April 25, 2021