Where is Akira from?

My guess is...


flag of Japan



flag of China



flag of Thailand


I'm 85% certain Akira is male.

According to a dataset of 2434, the average Akira is around 48 years old.

Origins of the name Akira

Origins Japanese

Pronounced A-KYEE-RA

Gender Unisex

Traits include: wholesome, strong, refined, strange, serious, nerdy

From Japanese 昭 (akira) meaning "bright", 明 (akira) meaning "bright" or 亮 (akira) meaning "clear". Other kanji with the same pronunciation can also form this name. A famous bearer was the Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa (1910-1998), given name written 明.

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How do we know this about Akira

(and is it secret spies?)

We use a combination of data from the internet, and our own Machine Learning models to make these predictions.
In a gist, we use a Machine Learning model trained on a diverse global dataset of 100m+ names, and use it to predict different traits for a person based on first name!
NameGuessr guesses a person's nationality, age, and gender based on their name. We also try to give insightful info around the name's origin, name meaning, and name pronounciation.