Of Hebrew or Norse origin.
Axl is a variation of the name Axel.
From the Hebrew name Absalom or the Old Norse name Ásketill.
When it is used as an alternative form of Absalom, Axl means “father of peace”.
The name was very rare until it became known due to the popularity of “Guns N’ Roses” lead vocalist Axl Rose.
Celebrity couple Fergie and Josh Duhamel named their son Axl.
Alternative forms of the name are Axel, Aksel, Acke, Ax.
Axl Rose is an American musician, singer and songwriter.
He became widely known as the lead vocalist of the hard rock band “Guns N’ Roses”.