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Olivia Musembi
By Olivia Musembi Senior Content Writer
Updated: Jul 10, 2024 | 👁️ 13 Views | 🔊 13 Pronunciations
✔️ Fact Checked by Sangeetha Sivaguru (Senior Content Specialist)

Gender: Male

Origin: French, Greek

Meaning: Place Name

Pronunciation: ah-SHEEL, /əˈʃiːl/, AH K IH L IY

Popularity Rank: #6,128

On this page:

  • 1. Achille Meaning
  • 2. Achille Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Achille
  • 4. Translations of Achille
  • 5. Achille Name Popularity
  • 6. Achille popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Achille
  • 8. Achille Name Poster
  • 9. Names similar to Achille

Achille Meaning

Derived from the Greek name Ἀχιλλεύς (Achilleus), which is of unknown meaning. In Greek mythology, Achilles was a hero of the Trojan War known for his bravery and skill in battle.

Achille also means "Place Name, Strong and courageous warrior in Greek mythology.".

Achille is commonly found in Italy, Cameroon, France, and 54 more countries.

Achille Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: ah-SHEEL

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /əˈʃiːl/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: AH K IH L IY

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

K: Pronounce as in "cat" (K AE T)

IH: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

L: Pronounce as in "let" (L EH T)

IY: Pronounce as in "see" (S IY)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Achille

Achille Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Achille is recorded 9,314 times globally, ranking it as the 6,128th most common name worldwide.

Achille is most prevalent in Italy, with 5,648 occurrences, making it the 622th most popular name in the country.

In Italy, the name Achille is found among 1 in every 209 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Achille Popularity by Country

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Italy#6221 : 209
Cameroon#1061 : 217
France#1,8671 : 1,282
Belgium#1,9611 : 1,473
United States of America#21,4181 : 24,782
Algeria#11,8831 : 20,468
Switzerland#3,4561 : 3,961
Canada#8,4001 : 9,898

List of countries the name Achille is rarely found

Achille popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Achille from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Achille

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Achille Name Poster

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