Axel – Scary Mommy

Axel

The Scandinavian form of the Hebrew name Absalom, meaning “my father is peace,” this would be the most adorably meaningful name ever for a kid whose parent is a police officer or a clergy member or whatever other profession is charged with keeping things and people stable.

Nicknames:

Ax. Or maybe just X? Either way, buy this kid an electric guitar.

Famous people named Axel:

Prince Axel of Denmark; journalist Axel Springer; writer Axel Brauns.

Fun fact:

Several video games include characters named Axel, including Minecraft Story Mode, Streets of Rage, Fatal Fury, Disgaea 2, Suikoden, Guitar Hero, and Animal Crossing.

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