[ syll. ax(l), axl- ] The baby boy name Axl is also used as a girl name, but it is much more common for boys. Its pronunciation is AEKS †. Axl is largely used in the English language and its origin is Hebrew. Axl is a variant spelling of the name Axel (English, German, and Scandinavian).
See also the related category hebrew.
Axl is somewhat popular as a baby name for boys, and it is also considered fairly trendy. The name's popularity has been increasing since the 2010s; before that, it was of sporadic use only. At the modest height of its usage in 2017, 0.017% of baby boys were given the name Axl. It ranked at #716 then. In 2018, its usage was 0.017% and its ranking #741. Within the group of boy names directly linked to Axl, Axel was the most commonly used. In 2018, it was used 13 times more than Axl. Axl has mostly been a baby boy name in the past century.
Baby names that sound like Axl include Ax, Axe, Aage (Scandinavian), Aake, Acke (Scandinavian), Ajaxe, Ajee, Arra, Ase, Ash (English), Ashe (English), Az (Hebrew), Eike (German), Hersch (English), Ike (English and Hebrew), O.J., Ochee, Ochs, Og, and Oghe.
† approx pronunciation for Axl: AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"
A famous person named Axl is Rock Bandmember, Axl Rose, born William Bruce Rose, Jr, 6 February 1962, Lafayette, Indiana.