All About the Name Axel

“Axel is strong, modern, and edgy with a European flair.”

Gender: Boy
Meaning: Father of peace
Origin: German and Scandinavian 
Current Popularity: #94

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More about the name Axel:

Axel (AK-suhl) is a boy’s name of Scandinavian and German origin meaning: “father of peace“. Axel is a cognate of the biblical name Absalom, derived from the Hebrew ‘abshālōm. Alternatively, Axel or Aksel may be a medieval form of the Old Norse name Ásketill, from the elements ans “god” and ketill “cauldron”. In Denmark and Norway, the spelling form Aksel is more common. Axel is also an anagram of Alex.

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