Axel

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Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Old Danish Old Danish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

Old Swedish and younger form of Axeln [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

Related Names

See Axelen

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Axelinpoika Finland
Axelsen Denmark Norway
Axelson Norway Old Swedish Sweden
Axelssen Norway
Axelsson Faroe Islands Iceland Norway Old Swedish Sweden
Axelssøn Norway
Axelsån Old Swedish
Axelsøn Norway

Female

Axeldatter Norway
Axelintytär Finland
Axelsdatter Denmark Norway
Axelsdotter Norway Sweden
Axelsdóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Axel
Genitive: Axels
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Axel
Accusative: Axel
Dative: Axeli
Genitive: Axels
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Axel
Genitive: Axelin
Partitive: Axelia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Axel
Accusative: Axel
Dative: Axel
Genitive: Axels
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Axel
Genitive: Axels
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Axel
Genitive: Axels

Name Days

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

23 March

Sweden Sweden

16 June

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Trivia

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[11]
20134 60203 13 22 20121 60181
Finland Finland[12]
n.a.
6989
n.a.
5
n.a.
6984
Denmark Denmark[13]
2692
n.a.
1
n.a.
2691
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[14]
504 748
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[15]
22 77
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[16]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
1953
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Axel (m) Sources: [11][13][16][12]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Axel (m) Sources: [17]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Axel (m)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Axel (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Axel (m)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  7. Elof Hellquist: Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1922)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  9. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  10. © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  11. 11.0 11.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  12. 12.0 12.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  13. 13.0 13.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  14. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  15. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  16. 16.0 16.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  17. details see Name Statistic tables