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Gender: M Meaning of Achilles: "thin-lipped" Origin of Achilles: Greek Achilles's Popularity in 2016: #931

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. It premiered on the US Top 1000 list in 2015.

Famous People Named Achilles

Achilles, Greek mythological hero of the Trojan War
Achilles Liarmakopoulos, trombone player in brass ensemble Canadian Brass
Józef Achilles Puchała, Polish conventual franciscan and martyr

Pop Culture References for the name Achilles

Achilles Davenport, character in the game Assassin's Creed III

Achilles's International Variations

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