Name Aki Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Aki


Aki is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Aki thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Aki?

Aki is a Finnish boy’s name and is considered a diminutive of Joakim or Jaakkima. Besides, Aki is an Old Danish name, which derived from the Old Norse name Áki. In Greenland, Aki is a feminine name and is a short form of Akitseĸ and Akisôĸ. Aki is a Japanese girl’s name as well.

What does the name Aki mean?

The girl’s name Aki means “autumn” (秋), “crystal” (晶), “bright” (明) and “hope” (希) in Japanese. In Greenlandic, Aki means “surpasses her peers (either in beauty or lovability)” (from “akitsivoq”) or “precious”. In Finnish, the masculine name Aki means “Yahweh establishes”, “Yahweh has established” and “raised by Yahweh” ( (von Joachim). Deriving from the Old Norse name Áki, Aki means “father” or “ancestor” (from Old Norse “ái”).

Pronunciation of Aki

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Popularity of the name Aki

The name Aki is ranked #7252 overall.

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