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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Aksel

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Alt. Meaning

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

S is for serious, not always joking.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

Notable Persons Named Aksel

Aksel Hennie is an actor, director, and screenwriter. Aksel was born on October 29th, 1975 in Lambertseter.


Aksel Lund Svindal is a skier for the Alpine skiing at the 2006 Winter Olympics, Alpine skiing at the 2010 Winter Olympics, Alpine skiing at the 2014 Winter Olympics, and FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2003. Aksel was born on December 26th, 1982 in Lørenskog, Akershus, Norway.


Aksel V. Johannesen is a soccer player. Aksel was born on November 8th, 1972 in Klaksvík.


Superpitcher is an electronic music, alternative dance, microhouse, and techno dj, producer, and record producer. He has had major accomplishments since 2000. Superpitcher was given the name Aksel Schaufler in 1973.


Aksel Airo is a military person. His military service ended in 1945.


Aksel Larsen was a Leader of the Communist Party of Denmark, Member of Parliament, Leader of theCommunist Party of Denmark, and Member ofParliament. His most notable accomplishments were from 1945 to 1945. Aksel was born on August 5th, 1897 in Brændekilde, Denmark. He left this life on January 10th, 1972.


How popular is the baby name Aksel in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1989 10 0 10
1992 7 0 7
1994 6 0 6
1997 5 0 5
1998 6 0 6
1999 13 0 13
2000 21 0 21
2001 22 0 22
2002 16 0 16
2003 38 0 38
2004 29 0 29
2005 35 0 35
2006 47 0 47
2007 47 0 47
2008 48 0 48
2009 54 0 54
2010 119 0 119
2011 93 0 93
2012 85 0 85
2013 67 0 67
2014 124 0 124
2015 128 0 128
2016 177 0 177
2017 146 0 146

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Popularity of Aksel as a first name

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Popularity of Aksel as a last name

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Common last names for Aksel

  • Jensen
  • Hansen
  • Andersen
  • Petersen
  • Pedersen
  • Johnson
  • Larsen

Fun Facts about the name Aksel

  • How Popular is the name Aksel? Aksel is the 8,754th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Aksel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,343 babies born with the first name Aksel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Aksel to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Aksel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1989 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Aksel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Aksel is Friday, November 5th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Aksel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Aksel was in 2016 with a total of 177 babies.
  • Random Aksel Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Aksel is not a popular baby boy's name in Washington. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Aksel: Your name in reverse order is Leska. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sekal. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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