What is the meaning of the name Axel?

The name Axel is primarily a male name of Scandinavian origin that means My Father Is Peace.

Axel is the Medieval Danish form of Absalom, or from the Old Norse "Asketill" meaning "god/kettle" referring to a sacrificial cauldron.

Variations of Axel include Aksel (Danish and Norwegian) and Akse (Finnish). Common nicknames for Axel include Ax, Alex, or Lex.

Axel is a contemporary and trendy name choice, especially in Scandinavian countries. It has also gained popularity in other parts of the world and is chosen for its uniqueness and modern sound, and follows the name trend of names with the "X" sound in them.

Different Spellings of the name Axel:

Aksel, Axl

People who like the name Axel also like:

Jasper, Atticus, Finn, Alexander, Archer, Liam, Oliver, Hazel, Violet, Ava, Aurora, Scarlett, Aria, Charlotte

Names like Axel:

Asil, Azul, Akela, Azel, Akeelah, Achelle, Aqil, Aegle, Aquila, Asali, Agalia, Axwell, Azalea, Aziel, Akilah, Azalia, Asael, Azalee, Akili, Azelie, Akhil, Aygul, Achille, Aysegul, Auxilio, Aysel, Ashlee, Azael, Azula, Azazel

Celebrity Babies with this Name:

Axel Oxlade-Chamberlain - son of Perrie Edwards and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain , born 2021
Axel Lee Spratt - daughter of Dalen Spratt and Stacey Nicole Lee , born 2021
Axel Fumero - son of Melissa Fumero and David Fumero , born 2020
Charlie Axel Woods - son of Tiger Woods and Elin Woods , born 2009

Stats for the Name Axel

checkmark Axel is currently #81 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Axel is currently #72 in U.S. births

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Axel F - Harold Faltermeyer
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