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Updated: Jul 10, 2024 | 👁️ 14 Views | 🔊 15 Pronunciations
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Gender: Male

Origin: Australian, Yoruba

Meaning: Warrior, Hero, Brave Man

Pronunciation: AY-kin, /ˈeɪkɪn/, AH K IH N

Popularity Rank: #8,332

On this page:

  • 1. Akin Meaning
  • 2. Akin Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Akin
  • 4. Translations of Akin
  • 5. Akin Name Popularity
  • 6. Akin popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Akin
  • 8. Akin Name Poster
  • 9. Names similar to Akin

Akin Meaning

From the Yoruba tribe in Nigeria, meaning brave or heroic.

Akin also means "Warrior, Hero, Brave Man, Brave or heroic".

Akin is commonly found in Nigeria, Turkey, Germany, and 74 more countries.

Akin Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: AY-kin

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈeɪkɪn/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: AH K IH N

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

K: Pronounce as in "cat" (K AE T)

IH: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

N: Pronounce as in "no" (N OW)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Akin Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Akin is recorded 6,379 times globally, ranking it as the 8,332th most common name worldwide.

Akin is most prevalent in Nigeria, with 2,172 occurrences, making it the 640th most popular name in the country.

In Turkey, the name Akin is found among 1 in every 527 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Akin Popularity by Country

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Nigeria#6401 : 534
Turkey#1,1491 : 527
Germany#1,8021 : 1,164
Saudi Arabia#8,3501 : 9,905
United States of America#8,4811 : 7,179
France#6,5681 : 7,451
United Kingdom#4,3871 : 3,492
Netherlands#3,6351 : 2,790
Malaysia#10,2831 : 20,521
Kuwait#4,1371 : 6,605
Belgium#3,5851 : 3,565
Austria#1,9811 : 2,125
United Arab Emirates#14,2631 : 24,878
Philippines#2,4731 : 6,070
Italy#21,3201 : 30,321
Canada#8,0501 : 9,363
Switzerland#4,5181 : 5,642
Hong Kong#7,4291 : 13,258
Qatar#9,9611 : 18,994
South Africa#36,2821 : 111,661

List of countries the name Akin is rarely found

Akin popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Akin from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Akin

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