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Axel meaning and name origin
Axel \ax-xel\ as a boy's name is pronounced AX-el. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Axel is "father is peace". Scandinavian variant of Absalom. Rock celebrity Axl Rose.
Axel has 7 variant forms: Aksel, Ax, Axe, Axell, Axil, Axill and Axl.
For more information, see also the related name Avshalom.
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Popularity of Axel
Axel is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#25832 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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