Origin:Hebrew
Popularity:1763
Meaning:father is peace; cauldron
Axl is a boy's name of Hebrew origin. Derived from "Axel," this name translates to "father is peace." It is also a modern derivative of Absalom, who was King David's son in the bible. Widely used throughout Scandinavia, Axl is a variant of Asketil which means "cauldron," and was a popular Viking name around the 10th century. Rock music lovers may also recognize the name from Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose who chose it as his stage name. Whatever you take from Axl, it is undoubtedly a versatile name that will see baby through life's challenges. From Nordic voyagers to iconic rockers, there are numerous directions this striking name can take.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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