Infographic of Achilles name meaning, which is “The thin-lipped,” from the Greek a (without) and chelyne (lip). In Greek legend, the hero who was rendered in vulnerable as an infant by being dipped into the river Styx. Only his heel, by which his mother held him, remained vulnerable; hence Achilles’ heel, the symbol of a weak or vulnerable spot.
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Achilles Name Popularity

How popular is the name Achilles? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 0 0%
1915 0 0%
1916 0 0%
1917 0 0%
1918 0 0%
1919 0 0%
1920 0 0%
1921 1,512 5 0.0004%
1922 0 0%
1923 1,632 5 0.0004%
1924 0 0%
1925 0 0%
1926 0 0%
1927 0 0%
1928 0 0%
1929 0 0%
1930 0 0%
1931 0 0%
1932 1,424 5 0.0005%
1933 0 0%
1934 0 0%
1935 0 0%
1936 0 0%
1937 0 0%
1938 0 0%
1939 0 0%
1940 0 0%
1941 0 0%
1942 0 0%
1943 0 0%
1944 0 0%
1945 0 0%
1946 0 0%
1947 0 0%
1948 0 0%
1949 0 0%
1950 0 0%
1951 0 0%
1952 0 0%
1953 0 0%
1954 0 0%
1955 0 0%
1956 0 0%
1957 0 0%
1958 0 0%
1959 0 0%
1960 0 0%
1961 0 0%
1962 0 0%
1963 0 0%
1964 0 0%
1965 0 0%
1966 0 0%
1967 0 0%
1968 0 0%
1969 0 0%
1970 0 0%
1971 0 0%
1972 0 0%
1973 0 0%
1974 0 0%
1975 0 0%
1976 0 0%
1977 0 0%
1978 0 0%
1979 0 0%
1980 0 0%
1981 0 0%
1982 0 0%
1983 0 0%
1984 0 0%
1985 0 0%
1986 0 0%
1987 0 0%
1988 0 0%
1989 0 0%
1990 0 0%
1991 0 0%
1992 0 0%
1993 0 0%
1994 0 0%
1995 0 0%
1996 0 0%
1997 0 0%
1998 0 0%
1999 0 0%
2000 0 0%
2001 0 0%
2002 0 0%
2003 0 0%
2004 2,833 5 0.0003%
2005 1,100 96 0.0063%
2006 1,115 102 0.0065%
2007 1,398 60 0.0038%
2008 1,485 51 0.0033%
2009 1,496 51 0.0034%
2010 1,372 63 0.0044%
2011 1,472 50 0.0035%
2012 1,154 93 0.0065%
2013 1,191 87 0.0061%
2014 1,095 110 0.0075%
2015 969 151 0.0104%
2016 950 152 0.0105%
2017 904 169 0.0121%
2018 829 199 0.0145%
2019 951 150 0.0111%
2020 1,052 140 0.011%

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Achill

Greek

Achille

Greek

Achillea

Greek

Achilleo

Greek

Achilleus

Greek

Achillios

Greek

Achillius

Greek

Akil

Greek

Akilles

Greek

Akillios

Greek

Akillius

Greek

Aquil

Greek

Aquiles

Greek

Aquilles

Greek

Quilo

Greek


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