Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Father Of Peace
Main Origin Language: Scandinavian
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In 2017 the name Axel...

• was given to 3,764 baby boys
• was the 105th most popular name for baby boys
• was 214% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Wyoming, Nevada, and Texas
• was least popular in Vermont, Rhode Island, and Deleware
• was about as popular as Everett and Tyler
Babies Named Axel Born Per Year
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Axel...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2017
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1953
• is 34409% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 1816% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Maximiliano, Brysen, Karson, Journie, Brinlee, Liah
• has the most opposite popularity history to Joseph, Jessie, Rudy, Margarita, Kathrine, Elizabeth
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Axel Per State
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Geographically the name Axel...

• 46% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Jesse, Raiden, Zayden, Charlie, Harley, Hope
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Luca, Nicholas, Mason, Margaret, Mackenzie, Emerson
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Axel by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Axel are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Axel will be the only kid named Axel in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Axel compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Axel rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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