French variation of Achilles

Achille Origin and Meaning

The name Achille is a boy's name of French origin meaning "thin-lipped".

The French spin on the name of the great Homeric hero with the vulnerable heel seems somewhat more portable into the modern world.

Achille Popularity

Famous People Named Achille

  • Achille RichardFrench botanist
  • Achille ValenciennesFrench zoologist
  • Achille VarziItalian Grand Prix driver
  • Ambrogio Damiano Achille Rattibirth name of Pope Pius XI

Achille in Pop Culture

  • Achille PoirotHercule Poroit's imaginary brother in "The Big Four" by Agatha Christie
  • Don Achille Carraccicharacter in the novel “My Brilliant Friend” by Elena Farrante