♂ Name Axel – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Axel

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Axel is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Axel

Axel is a short form of Alexander, but as well a German and Scandinavian form of the Hebrew name Absalom.

Meaning of Axel

Axel means “my father is peace” (from Hebrew “ab/אָב” = father + “shalom/שָׁלוֹם” = peace) and “defending men” (from ancient Greek “aléxein/ἀλέξειν” = to defend/help + “anēr/ἀνήρ” = man).

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