Achilles Origin and Meaning
The name Achilles is boy's name of Greek origin meaning "thin-lipped".
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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Famous People Named Achilles
- Saint AchillesRoman martyr along with Nereus
- Saint Achillius or AchillesBishop of Larissa
- Achilles LiarmakopoulosCanadian trombone player
- Achilles or AchilleusHungarian noble who served as Judge Royal
- Achilles TatiusRoman,era Greek writer
- Achilles Nikolayevich AlferakiRussian composer and politician
- Frederick AchillesDuke of Württemberg,Neuenstadt
- Józef Achilles PuchałaPolish martyr
- Theodore Carter AchillesAmerican diplomat
Achilles in Pop Culture
- AchillesGreek mythological hero of the Trojan War
- Achilles Davenportcharacter in the game Assassin's Creed III
- Achilles de Flandresvillain in Orson Scott Card's Ender's Game series