Name: Axel

Origin and Meaning of the Name Axel

  • Meaning:
    Father of peace
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  • Meaning:
    Father of peace
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  • Pronunciation:
    (AHKS ale)
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Miscellaneous Info for Axel

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  • Used in:
    Danish and English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    An axle (or an axel) is the shaft on which a rotating wheel or gear turns. There is an axel jump in gigure skating, named after Norwegian Axel Paulsen who was the first person to execute the jump in 1882.

    Axel F is the name of the song remixed by Crazy Frog.

    Famous Axels include Axl Rose of the Guns n' Roses.

    It was the 8th most popular name in Sweden in 2006.

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