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Gender: M Meaning of Akira: "bright, intelligent" Origin of Akira: Japanese

Akira is a popular Japanese name for both sexes that's migrated to the West because of its appearance in manga and video games. Akiro is a related name popular for boys.

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Famous People Named Akira

Akira Iriye, historian of American diplomatic history
Akira Yamaoka, musician
Akira Kurosawa, filmmaker
Akira Toriyama, author of hit manga series Dragon Ball
Akira Suzuki (more commonly known as Reita), bassist of Japanese visual kei band The GazettE
Akira Suzuki, winner of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry

Pop Culture References for the Name Akira

Akira, character on the American/Canadian show "The Troop"
Akira, classic manga

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