Achilles Family History
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Achilles Name Meaning
German humanistic name or soldier’s name, with reference to the prowess and near invulnerability of the classical Greek hero, the leading warrior of the Greek army at the siege of Troy (Greek Akhilleus). In other cases, possibly an Americanized form of names in other languages based on Greek Akhilleus, such as Italian Achille (three syllables), French Achille (two syllables).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press