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Gender: Male Pronunciation: AHK-sell Meaning of Aksel: "the father is peace" Origin of Aksel: Danish, version of Hebrew Absalom

The name Aksel is a boy's name of Norwegian origin meaning "the father is peace". Aksel and is often added to user-created lists like Favorite Scandinavian Boys Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "What would be the perfect twin?".

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Most American parents would choose to use the more commonly seen variant, AXEL.

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Famous People Named Aksel

Aksel Lund Svindal, Norwegian alpine skier, two-time overall World Cup champion and Olympic Gold medalist.

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