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Achilles Meaning


What does Achilles mean?

The name Achilles is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Achilles is "hero of the trojan war, pain, without lips".

Achilles is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 8 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced A-chi-lles.

The Given Name Achilles

The Greek myth name Achilles, has a wonderfully luminous quality.

A special name that is sure to be loved.

A sophisticated name that will appeal to parents.

Achilles falls into the Greek myth name category.

Achilles Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 857 in baby name popularity for boys with 254 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 916 in baby name popularity for boys with 232 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Achilles has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Achilles Name Popularity Page.

Achilles Related Names

The names Achille, Achilleus, Akilles, Xanthos are all forms of Achilles.

Achilles has the diminutive (nickname) Achill.

Famous Achilless

  • Achilles ~ Greek Myth - A Greek warrior, slain by Paris who wounded him in his vulnerable heel.

Achilles Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Achilles.

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Achilles Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Achilles in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Achilles.

Just for fun, see the name Achilles in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Achilles in Nautical Flags page.