Last name origins & meanings:
- Scandinavian, Dutch, and North German: from the personal name
Apsel, Danish and North German vernacular form of the Biblical
name Absolom. As a Scandinavian surname it is a shortened form
of the patronymic forms Axelsson or Axelsen.
and Dutch: habitational name for someone from either of two places,
Aksel in East Flanders or Axel in Zeeland.
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