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What does Axe mean?

Axe Pronunciation of Axe [axe] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of the name Axe is "father is peace". Axe is an alternate spelling of Axel (Hebrew): Scandinavian form of Absalom.

Associated with: peace.


Axe has 1 variant: Ax.

5 more relations via Axel: Aksel, Axell, Axil, Axill and Axl.

Creative forms:
(male) Ane, Are, ..

(female) Ate, Axi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Axe Tucker (A.T.), ..

How popular is Axe?

Axe is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#22461 out of 150436, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Axe (not in Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Aksel (#1356 the previous year), Axel (#123) and Axl (#761). Other forms, like Axell, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Axe was at its peak in 2015 (median #746). Axel is a constant favorite, although Axl seems to be becoming a favorite too. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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 Abe, Ace, Ade, Ase and Ave. These names tend to be more frequently used than Axe.

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