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


Achilleus is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Achilleus?

Achilleus is a name from Greek mythology. He was the son of Thetis and Peleus and the bravest and most important hero in the war against the Trojans.

What does the name Achilleus mean?

The exact meaning of Achilleus is unknown. Achilleus 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 Achilleus could mean “thin-lipped” (from ancient Greek “a-/α-“ = negation element + “kheĩlos/χεῖλος” = lip).

Pronunciation of Achilleus

Popularity of the name Achilleus

The name Achilleus is ranked #14566 overall.

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