Axl Origin and Meaning
The name Axl is a boy's name of Scandinavian origin meaning "father of peace".
Guns 'n' Roses musician Axl (born William) Rose created this name by dropping a vowel, a la Barbra Streisand. The traditional Axel is more popular, though celebrity parents Fergie and Josh Duhamel deliberately chose the Axl spelling to honor her rock hero.
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Famous People Named Axl
- Axl RoseAmerican musician
- Axl Jack Duhamelson of Fergie and Josh Duhamel
Axl in Pop Culture
- Axl Heckcharacter in the U.S. sitcom "The Middle"
- Axl Johnsonaka Odin, from the TV series "The Almighty Johnsons"
- "Hi Axl! Where's Axl?"