The name Axl is a boy's name of Scandinavian origin meaning "father of peace". Axl is ranked #741 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Peace and discussed in our forums with posts like "Change two letters (5 names)".
From the experts:
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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16 names similar to Axl
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