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Gender: Male Origin of Ax: Word name or short form of Axel

The name Ax is a boy's name . Ax and is often added to lists like Badass Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

Ax makes a somewhat threatening short form of the popular Axel, given to more than 3000 baby boys last year. It can also be used on its own, though it usually isn't. There were, however, seven baby boys named Axe in the US in 2015.

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Famous People Named Ax

Ax, ring name of William Reid Eadie, American pro wrestler

Pop Culture References for the name Ax

Aximili-Esgarrouth-Isthill "Ax," a character in the Animorphs series