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Axel Meaning


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.

Axel Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 94 in baby name popularity for boys with 4,055 occurrences. It ranked 11,478 in baby name popularity for girls with 8 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 104 in baby name popularity for boys with 3,778 occurrences. It ranked 6,556 in baby name popularity for girls with 18 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 is a form of Absalom.

Variants of the name Axel include Aksel, Axil, Axl.

The names Akseli, Axelle are all forms of Axel.

Axel has the diminutive (nickname) Acke.

Famous Axels

  • Axel Foley ~ Beverly Hills Cop character

Axel Numerology

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.