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4/16/2019, 9:13 PM Mike C update #103
8/16/2017, 11:57 PM Mike C update #96
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3/14/2016, 9:26 PM Mike C update #91
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12/3/2014, 12:28 AM Mike C update #89
2/12/2007, 1:03 AM Mike C earliest recorded revision

Gender Masculine & Feminine
Usage Japanese
Scripts 昭, 明, 亮, 晶, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced Pron. A-KYEE-RA

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 .