Meaning Of The Name Achilles | Baby Names | Kidadl


Discover the origin, meaning and pronunciation of the name Achilles.

The name Achilles is of Greek origin and the meaning of Achilles is ‘thin-lipped’. The name is derived from the Greek word 'achos' meaning ‘pain’. It can also be based on the name of the Achelous River. Notable people named Achilles include Saint Achilles, and Achilles Liarmakopoulos who is a canadian trombone player. Achilles is an iconic hero in Greek mythology. Achilles Davenport is a character in the popular video game ‘Assassin's Creed III’ and Achilles de Flandres was a villain in ‘Ender’s Game’ a book series written by Orson Scott Card.


Achilles is most often associated with the gender: male.

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Spelling of Achilles

A-C-H-I-L-L-E-S , is a 8-letter male given name.

Origins Of Achilles


Locations featuring Achilles

Achilles Coney Restaurant
Achilles Point
Achilles Heel

Songs About Achilles


Achilles' Heel

Achilles Last Stand (Remaster)

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