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

Ax Origin and Meaning

The name Ax is a boy's name .

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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Eirini170 Says:


My brother's name is Axel and sometimes we call him Ax for short

NameNerd15 Says:


I actually really like this name.