The name Axel means My Father Is Peace and is of Scandinavian origin. Axel is a name that's been used primarily by parents who are considering baby names for boys.
Medieval Danish form of Absalom, or from the Old Norse "Asketill" meaning "god/kettle" referring to a sacrificial cauldron.
Variations include: Aksel, Axl
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