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Gender: Male Meaning of Achille: "thin-lipped" Origin of Achille: French variation of Achilles

The name Achille is a boy's name of French origin meaning "thin-lipped". Achille and is often added to lists like Unique Celebrity Baby Middle Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

From the experts:

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

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Famous People Named Achille

Achille Valenciennes, French zoologist
Achille Varzi, Italian Grand Prix driver
Achille Richard, French botanist
Ambrogio Damiano Achille Ratti, birth name of Pope Pius XI

Pop Culture References for the name Achille

Achille Poirot, Hercule Poroit's imaginary brother in "The Big Four" by Agatha Christie