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Updated: Jul 10, 2024 | 👁️ 16 Views | 🔊 8 Pronunciations
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Gender: Unisex

Origin: African

Meaning: Means 'belonging to the c...

Pronunciation: uh-luh-kay, /əˈləˌkeɪ/, AH L AE K EY IY

Popularity Rank: #1,031,115

On this page:

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

Alakay Meaning

Derived from the Swahili word 'alaka' which means 'belonging to the chief'. It also means 'protector' in some African cultures.

Alakay also means "Means 'belonging to the chief' or 'protector'.".

Alakay is found in Kazakhstan, Netherlands, Mexico, and 3 more countries.

Alakay Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: uh-luh-kay

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /əˈləˌkeɪ/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: AH L AE K EY IY

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

L: Pronounce as in "let" (L EH T)

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

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

EY: Pronounce as in "they" (DH EY)

IY: Pronounce as in "see" (S IY)

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.

How to pronounce Alakay?

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Translations of Alakay

Alakay Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Alakay is recorded 12 times globally, ranking it as the 1,031,115th most common name worldwide.

Alakay is most prevalent in Kazakhstan, with 3 occurrences, making it the 34,679th most popular name in the country.

Alakay Popularity by Country

Alakay popularity in U.S.


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

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Names similar to Alakay


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