Akira is a gender-neutral name and is of Japanese origin. It can be used for both girls and boys. It means bright, wisdom. As a unisex name, this name is popular with both boys and girls. Pronounced as i-KEY-ruh / ә-KEER-ah, the name is currently in the top 500 of NameChef Most Popular Baby Names and in the top 1000 of U.S birth chart of the year 2012.
Akira can be used for both boys and girls.
i-KEY-ruh / ә-KEER-ah (Listen)