Axel

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

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).

Pronunciation of Axel

Alternate spelling of Axel

Aksel

Name Statistic: Axel is ranked #1047 overall ↓ -64

  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 2372 ↑↑ 200
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 523 ↓ -66
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 898 ↓ -76
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 422 ↓ -9
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 2191 ↓ -4
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 3548 ↓ -36
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 229 ↑ 8
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 705 ↓ -45
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 243 ↑ 51
  • 🇫🇷 France: 586 ↓ -39
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 953 ↓ -39
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 1263 ↓ -41
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 9223 ↑↑ 260
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 1606 ↓↓ -109
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 645 ↓↓ -221
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 802 ↓ -30
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 1230 ↑↑ 1649
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 540 ↓ -64
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 878 ↓ -100

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