Name Achille Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Achille


Achille is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Achille?

Achille is a French and Italian variant of the name Achilles, which itself derived from the Greek name Achilleus / Ἀχιλλεύς.

What does the name Achille mean?

The exact meaning of Achille is unknown. Achille could mean “he whose people have distress” or “he who has the people distressed”
(from ancient Greek “ákhos/ἄχος” = distress/sorrow/pain + “laós/λαός” = people/soldiers). Besides Achille could mean “thin-lipped” (from ancient Greek “a-/α-“ = negation element + “kheĩlos/χεῖλος” = lip).

Pronunciation of Achille

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Popularity of the name Achille

The name Achille is ranked #3127 overall.

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