What is the meaning of the name Aksel?
The name Aksel is primarily a male name of Scandinavian origin that means My Father Is Peace.
Axel is the Medieval Danish form of Absalom, or from the Old Norse "Asketill" meaning "god/kettle" referring to a sacrificial cauldron.
Variations of Axel include Aksel (Danish and Norwegian) and Akse (Finnish). Common nicknames for Axel include Ax, Alex, or Lex.
Axel is a contemporary and trendy name choice, especially in Scandinavian countries. It has also gained popularity in other parts of the world and is chosen for its uniqueness and modern sound, and follows the name trend of names with the "X" sound in them.