Akira Name Meaning & Origin
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- Nicknames for Akira
Akie or Aki, Kira, Kiki and Kiwi
We call my friend Akira 'Shakira" like the singer. (different user) I personally hate it when my friends call me Shakira (which they used to do frequently).
My friends usually call me "Kiko" or "Akiko", and sometimes "Kiki." Then they come up with the weirdest names, like "Kikiwaka" or even "Akikiwaka!"
- Meanings and history of the name Akira
UH-kee-rah means intelligent
Scottish pronunciation - (Ah-kee-rah) is derived from a male name meaning anchor
Japanese pronunciation - (Ah-ki-rah) means bright, intelligent
- Famous real-life people named Akira
Film director from Japan.
- Akira in song, story & screen
Japanese 'manga' animation released in 1988.