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What does Axl mean?

Axl Pronunciation of Axl [axl] as a name for boys has its root in Hebrew, and the name Axl means "father is peace". Axl is an alternate form of Axel (Hebrew): Scandinavian form of Absalom.

Associated with: peace.


6 different relations via Axel: Aksel, Ax, Axe, Axell, Axil and Axill.

Creative forms:
(male) Aal, Arl, ..

(female) Aal, Axi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Axl Konnor (A.K.), ..

How popular is Axl?

Axl is a rare first name for males. Axl is a unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Axl was first listed in 2011 and reached its top rank of #761 in the U.S. in 2015. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Aksel (#1356 the previous year) and Axel (#123) are the prominent variation forms of Axl (#761 the previous year) ranked in the Top 2000. These relations of Axl are at the top of their popularity today (median #746). Axel has generally been the top pick of parents, though Axl has become trendy as well over time.

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

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

Similar Names

A recommended name is Al. This name tends to be more commonly used than Axl.

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