Akiko

BN22649_58Gender: Feminine
Origin: Japanese
Meaning: “bright child; sparkle child; autumn child.”
(AH-kee-ko)

The name can have several different meaning depending on the characters chosen to spell the name. It could be from the Japanese 晶 (aki) meaning “sparkle”, or from the Japanese 明 (aki) meaning “bright” or from the Japanese 秋 (aki) meaning “autumn”  plus combined with子 (ko) “child”. There is an American comic book series of the same name which follows the adventures of a Japanese American girl named Akiko on the planet Smoo