Baby Name of the Week: Axel

Suzanne Murray

wagon wheelLast week, comedian Will Ferrell and his wife Viveca Paulin welcomed another boy, Axel, into their family. The couple has two older sons Magnus, 5 1/2, and Mattias, 3.

Tiger Woods' son is named Charlie Axel Woods.

According to the Baby Name Finder, Axel is of Hebrew origin meaning "father of peace." (For girls, variations of the name include Axelle and Axella).

What do you think of the name Axel?

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