The name Akiko is a girl's name meaning "bright child".
This popular Japanese name has many various meanings (bright, clear, autumn), depending on the combination of kanji used to spell it. The final element is the character ko, meaning “child”, which features in many Japanese feminine names. Akiko is one of the best exotic names for autumn babies.
Akiko of Mikasa, Princess of Japan; daughter of Prince Tomohito of Mikasa
Akiko Yosano, pen name of Shō Hō, Japanese poet
Akiko Wakabayashi, Japanese actress
Akiko Suzuki, Japanese figure skater
Akiko Kuji, Japanese TV presenter and model
Akiko Yajima, Japanese voice actress
Akiko Yano, Japanese pop singer
Akiko Shikata, Japanese pop singer
Akiko "Keex" Matsuura, Japanese-born drummer and singer of English bands Pre and Comanechi
Akiko Hasegawa, Japanese voice actress
Akiko Ichikawa, Japanese-American artist