From German Names

Male Male Name

German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Axel. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:

Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born between 1930 and 1980

Predominant Regional Usage

  • Northern Germany
  • Western Germany
  • Eastern Germany

Origin and Meaning

Scandinavian male name, derived from Absalon, the Latin form of the Hebrew name אַבְשָׁלוֹם ('Avshalom) = 'father' and 'peace'

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