But their object was to come up with their own design, which was not as simple as it might seem. At the peak of all the hewing and hacking, there were more than 400 axe head patterns in the United States. In the 1920s, the number was standardized at 40. Here are some of the names. Some patterns have two names; these are divided by a slash: Yankee, Kentucky, Michigan, Maine, Rockaway, Baltimore Kentucky, Delaware/Wide Bit Dayton, Crown/Michigan, Regular Wisconsin, Swamping, Cedar, New England, Wisconsin, Western/Pennsylvania, Hoosier/Zeek, Humbolt, Jersey/Baltimore Jersey, Connecticut, Reversible/Half Peeling, and Long Island.