Akiva | עֲקִיבָא
From the verb meaning to follow.
Jewish thinkers: Rabbi Akiva was one of the greatest sages of Mishnah, the first major work of rabbinic literature (220 CE).
- Gender: Male
- Origin: Hebrew
- Alternate Spellings: Akiba, Akibah, Akivah
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