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What does Aksel mean?

Aksel /ak-sel/ as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Aksel is "father is peace". Aksel is a version, with the prefix Ak-, of Axel (Hebrew): Scandinavian version of Absalom.

Associated with: peace.


Aksel has 3 variants: Axell, Axil and Axill.

Aksel has 2 more relations via Axel: Axe and Axl.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Arsel, Avsel, ..

(female) Akseld, Aksellia, ..

How popular is Aksel?

Aksel is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Aksel is also an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the birth name history of Aksel for boys. Aksel entered the list in 2010 and reached its highest position of #1362 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aksel name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aksel outside U.S.

Below is a charted analysis of the history of Aksel and associated names. Popular alternative forms of Aksel (#1362 in 2014) appearing in the Top 2000 are Axel (#145 in 2014) and Axl (#850). Adoption of these relations of Aksel was at its apex 3 years ago (usage of 0.2%) and has remained as widespread to this day (usage 0.2%, 2%). Axel is the firm favorite, though Axl has grown popular as well.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aksel, Axel, Axl in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Axel outside U.S.

Similar Names


Suggested similar names are Abdel, Abel, Abiel, Abyel, Acel, Adael, Adeel, Adel, Adiel, Airel, Akeem, Akil, Akmal, Amel, Amiel, Amyel, Anael, Angel, Anjel, Anse, Ansel, Ansell, Anselm, Anwel, Ardel, Arel, Ariel, Arnel, Arsen, Aryel, Asael, Ase, Asen, Asiel, Askel, Asser, Aurel, Avel, Aviel, Avrel, Avyel, Edsel and Ursel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Aksel.