Akira: unisex baby name meaning and popularity

Akira

A Japanese name meaning "bright." And of course, you'll think that you've got the brightest child that ever lived ... but you may question it from time to time when little Akira uses a nostril as a trash receptacle or takes a suggestion from a more dimwitted friend.

Nicknames:

Kir, Kira.

Famous people named Akira:

Nobel Prize winner Akira Suzuki; musician Akira Yamaoka; filmmaker Akira Kurosawa.

Fun fact:

There's an NPC character named Akira Kibo in the video game "The Sims 4."

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