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Origin: Germany
Region Origin: Western Europe

Axel is a masculine given name with origins in Icelandic, Scandinavian, German, Dutch, and Hebrew languages. It is derived from the biblical Hebrew name Absalom and is associated with the meaning "father of peace". The name Axel is quite popular in Scandinavia and has gained attention in other regions as well, thanks to its association with famous people and fictional characters. The origin of the name Axel can be traced back to the biblical story of Absalom, the third son of David and the king of Israel. In Scandinavian versions of the Bible, the Hebrew names were translated into Scandinavian languages, resulting in the name Axel. The name has also been influenced by famous people, such as Axel Blake, a comedian, and Axel Witsel, a soccer player. The name's popularity has experienced fluctuations over the years, with a peak in February 2018.

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