Akiva Name Meaning & Origin
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Hebrew name meaning "protect, shelter". Also a variant of Yaakov.
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Akiba ben Yossef, prominent 1st-century Jewish sage.
Akiva Schaffer, American comedian, writer and film director.
Akiva Eger, 19th century Talmudic scholar and rabbi.
Akiva Goldsman, American film producer and Academy Award winning screenwriter.
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Akiva is a seraphim in the Daughter of Smoke & Bone trilogy by Laini Taylor.