The name Drexel is a boy's name of German origin meaning "to turn". Drexel and discussed in our forums with posts like "Makeover 10 times".
From the experts:
Drexel is an occupational surname but the original meaning of what a person who "turned" for a living actually did is unclear: It may mean turning the soil or making hay or spinning cloth or creating decorative objects. With the rise of the similar-sounding Dexter, Drexel might catch on.