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since 1880

Achilles

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How popular is the baby name Achilles in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 8 0 8
1915 10 0 10
1916 5 0 5
1917 7 0 7
1918 7 0 7
1919 6 0 6
1920 8 0 8
1921 9 0 9
1922 5 0 5
1923 16 0 16
1924 8 0 8
1925 5 0 5
1926 11 0 11
1927 10 0 10
1929 6 0 6
1931 5 0 5
1932 13 0 13
1937 5 0 5
1940 5 0 5
1950 5 0 5
1968 5 0 5
1972 6 0 6
1973 9 0 9
1975 8 0 8
1976 6 0 6
1980 5 0 5
1982 7 0 7
1985 5 0 5
1988 6 0 6
1989 6 0 6
1992 8 0 8
1993 5 0 5
1994 7 0 7
1995 5 0 5
1997 7 0 7
1998 5 0 5
1999 6 0 6
2000 10 0 10
2001 8 0 8
2002 7 0 7
2003 6 0 6
2004 32 0 32
2005 133 0 133
2006 160 0 160
2007 111 0 111
2008 128 0 128
2009 100 0 100
2010 110 0 110
2011 123 0 123
2012 147 0 147
2013 142 0 142
2014 169 0 169
2015 212 0 212

Want to know about the popularity of the Achilles baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,858 babies born with the name Achilles in the United States. That's more than enough Achilles to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Achilles" was in 2015 with a total of 212 babies.

According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Achilles" is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 25 babies in California have the same name as you in 2012. Across the entire United States a total of only 147 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Achilles popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Achilles" mean? The list below shows the origins of Achilles as well as things modernly associated with the name Achilles such as celebrities named Achilles.

Origin and Meaning of Achilles

The name "Achilles" is of Greek origin, and it means "Pain". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Inspirations for the Name Achilles

Achilles Game
Achilles Heel
Achilles Last Stand
Achilles Pain
Achilles Tendinitis
Achilles Tendon
Achilles Tendon Stretch
Achilles Tendonitis Treatment
Achilles Tires
Achilles Tendinosis

Alternative Meanings

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

H is for happiness, you always bring.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

L is for life, that you live so well.

L is for life, that you live so well.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

S is for sensible, the practical side.

Your name in reverse order is "Sellihca". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Cihsalle". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Achilles born Apr 24, 1974

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Australia approximately on 850. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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