Akeel is both a surname and a given name. Notable people with the name include:
- Shereef Akeel (born 1965), American lawyer
- Akeel Bilgrami, Indian-born philosopher
- Akeel Al Saffar, Iraqi Politician
- Akeel Morris, baseball player
- Akeel, in Arabic means is mind, and who have correct works.
- Akeel Ahmed Qureshi, Software Engineer(Ruby On Rails Developer) India.