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Gender: Male Meaning of Achilles: "thin-lipped" Origin of Achilles: Greek Achilles's Popularity in 2018: #857

The name Achilles is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "thin-lipped". Achilles is ranked #857 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents".

From the experts:

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 certainly make a strong statement It premiered on the US Top 1000 list in 2015 and has been climbing ever since.

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Achilles's International Variations

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

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