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Gender: M Meaning of Achilles: "thin-lipped" Origin of Achilles: Greek

The name of the great Homeric hero with the vulnerable heel (portrayed by Brad Pitt in "Troy") is widely used in European versions but rarely here. It makes a strong -- maybe too strong -- statement.

Famous People Named Achilles

Achilles, Greek mythological hero of the Trojan War
Achilles Liarmakopoulos, trombone player in brass ensemble Canadian Brass

Pop Culture References for the name Achilles

Achilles Davenport, character in the game Assassin's Creed III
Patrick Schwarzenegger (son of Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger)'s confirmation name

Achilles's International Variations

Achilleo (Italian) Achilleus, Achilios (Greek) Achille (French) Aquilles (Portuguese)