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See Kusaila for the 7th-century Beber leader.

Aksel is a Scandinavian masculine given name, a variant of Axel.

People with the name include:

  • Aksel Agerby (1889–1942), Danish composer, organist, and music administrator
  • Aksel Airo (1898–1985), Finnish lieutenant general and main strategic planner
  • Aksel Andersen (1912–1977), Danish-American organist and composer and organ professor and examinist
  • Aksel Berg (1893–1979), Soviet scientist and Navy Admiral (in Engineering)
  • Aksel Berget Skjølsvik (born 1987), Norwegian professional football player
  • Aksel Bonde Hansen (born 1918), Danish rower who competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics
  • Aksel C. Wiin-Nielsen (1924–2010), Danish professor of meteorology at University of Copenhagen
  • Aksel Duun (1921–1987), Danish sprint canoeist who competed in the late 1950s
  • Aksel Fossen (born 1919), Norwegian politician for the Labour Party
  • Aksel Gresvig (1876–1958), Norwegian track cyclist, sports administrator and businessman
  • Aksel Hagen, Norwegian politician and member of the Storting
  • Aksel Hennie (born 1975), Norwegian actor, director and writer
  • Aksel Larsen (1897–1972), Danish politician who was chairman of the Communist Party of Denmark
  • Aksel Lund Svindal (born 1982), Norwegian alpine skier from Kjeller
  • Aksel Magdahl (born 1979, Tönsberg), Norwegian navigator
  • Aksel Nielsen (1901–1984), philanthropist, founder of the Mortgage Banking Association’s School of Mortgage Banking
  • Aksel Sørensen (1891–1955), Danish gymnast who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics
  • Aksel Sandemose (1899–1965), novelist, born in Nykøbing, Mors Island, Denmark
  • Aksel Schiøtz (1906–1975), Danish tenor and Lieder singer
  • Aksel Zachariassen (1898–1987), Norwegian politician, newspaper editor, secretary and writer
  • Kaj Aksel Hansen (1917–1987), Danish football (soccer) player and manager

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