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What does Aksel mean?

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

Associated with: peace.


Aksel has 3 variants: Axell, Axil and Axill.

2 more relations via Axel: Axe and Axl.

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

(female) Akbel, Akseld, ..

Middle name pairings:
Aksel Bruce (A.B.), ..

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)

Aksel entered the list in 2010 and reached its highest position of #1356 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (2015 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.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Aksel (#1356 in 2015) appearing in the Top 2000 are Axel (#123 in 2015) and Axl (#761). Adoption of these relations of Aksel was at its apex in 2015 (usage of 0.2%). 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.

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