What does Axel mean?
The name Axel is of German and Scandinavian origin.
The meaning of Axel is "my father is peace".
Axel is generally used as a boy's name.
It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ax-el.
The Given Name Axel
Axel is a form of Absalom
. See Absalom
for further details.
Axel is a great choice for parents looking for a more popular name.
Want to make this name more unique? Try spell it backwards.
Although often used, your simple little Axel, is sure to make it all his own.
Some famous bearers of this name include: Axel Foley.
In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 123
in baby name popularity for boys with 3,229 occurrences. It ranked 8,965
in baby name popularity for girls with 12 occurrences.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 144 in baby name popularity for boys with 2,793 occurrences. It ranked 10,212 in baby name popularity for girls with 10 occurrences.
Want to see how Axel sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Axel Name Popularity Page.
Axel Related Names
- Axel Foley ~ Beverly Hills Cop character
Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Axel.
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Axel Name Fun
Would you like to fingerspell the name Axel in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.
Be creative with the name Axel.
Just for fun, see the name Axel in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.
Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Axel in Nautical Flags page.