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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #1407 most popular

What does the name "Axel" mean?

Axel (Scandinavian): My father is peace

The name "Axel" is of Scandinavian origin and it means "My father is peace". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 3 other names that are similar to this one.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

X is for x, the mysterious side of you!

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

L is for love, your love of life!

Your name in reverse order is "Lexa". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Exal". How do you pronounce that?

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How popular is the name "Axel" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Axel? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 26,929 babies born with the name Axel in the United States. That's more than enough Axels to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 16 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Axel" was in 2011 with a total of 3,035 babies. (That's a lot of baby Axels)

According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Axel" is not a popular baby boy's name in Connecticut. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Connecticut have the same name as you in 2005. Across the entire United States a total of 1,055 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Axel popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Axel in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Axel

Axel Daeseleire

Axel was born in 1968.


Axel Merckx

Axel Merckx is a cyclist. Axel was born in 1972 in Uccle, Belgium.


Axel Devries

Axel was born in 1974.


Past life for Axel born Aug 12, 1962

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Burma approximately on 1475. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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