Achille Name Meaning & Origin
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Italian Pronunciation: Ah-KEE-Ley.
French Pronunciation: ah-SHEEL
OTHER LANGUAGES: Achilles, Achilleus (Greek Mythology)
POPULARITY: #184 in France
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I knew an Achille who was known as Kelly.
- Meanings and history of the name Achille
The Italian and French version of "Achilles."
In Greek mythology, "Achilles" was a Greek hero of the Trojan War, the central character and the greatest warrior of "Homer's Iliad."
- Famous real-life people named Achille
Achille Castiglioni (Milan, 1918-2002) was a renowned Italian industrial designer.
Notable Athletes: 2 soccer
(soccer) Pierre Webó (a.k.a. Achille) 1982-
(soccer) Dany Nounkeu (a.k.a. Achille) 1986-
Notable Musicians: 1 composer
Claude Debussy (a.k.a. Achille) 1862-1918
Other Leaders: 3 prime ministers
Prime Minister Victor de Broglie (a.k.a. Achille) 1830; 1835-1836 France
Prime Minister Achille Van Acker 1945-1946; 1946; 1954-1958 Belgium
Prime Minister Herman Van Rompuy (a.k.a. Achille) 2008-2009 Belgium
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