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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Achille

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Alt. Meaning

A is for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

C is for compatible, a friend's friend.

H is for happiness, you always bring.

I is for ideals, no higher!

L is for love, everlasting.

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

Notable Persons Named Achille

Achille was born in 1957.


Achille Starace was a Secretary of the National Fascist Party and National Fascist Party. Achille was born on August 18th, 1889 in Sannicola. He passed away on April 29th, 1945.


Achille Devéria was a painter. Achille was given the name Achille Jacques-Jean-Marie Devéria on February 6th, 1800. He breathed his last breath on December 23rd, 1857.


Achille Compagnoni was a skier. Achille was born on September 26th, 1914 in Santa Caterina di Valfurva. He breathed his last breath on May 13th, 2009.


Achille Murat was royalty. He was most active from 1815 to 1847. Achille was born as the child of Joachim Murat and Caroline Bonaparte on January 21st, 1801. He breathed his last breath on April 15th, 1847.


Achille Emaná is a soccer player for the Gimnàstic de Tarragona, Valencia CF, Toulouse FC, Real Betis, Al-Hilal FC, Al-Ahli Dubai F.C., Al-Wasl F.C., Cruz Azul, Atlante F.C., and Cameroon national football team. Achille was born on June 5th, 1982 in Yaoundé, Cameroon.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Achille

Ambuno Achille is a soccer player for the Saba Qom F.C., Kadji Sports Academy, Rahian Kermanshah F.C., Nassaji Mazandaran F.C., and Cameroon national under-23 football team. Ambuno was born on November 2nd, 1987 in Cameroon.


Motbegui Aboh Achille is an athlete for the All Blacks F.C.


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Popularity of Achille as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Achille U.S.
  White 48.40% 64.26%
  African American 47.29% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.81% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.95% 16.26%

Of Last Name Achille

People with the last name Achille are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Achille

  • How Popular is the name Achille? Achille is the 19,785th most popular name of all time. As a last name Achille was the 32,079th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Achille have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 359 babies born with the first name Achille in the United States. That's more than enough people named Achille to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Achille? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1911 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Achille first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Achille is Wednesday, August 21st, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Achille born? The highest recorded use of the first name Achille was in 1924 with a total of 21 babies.
  • Random Achille Factoid: According to the 1917 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Achille is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1917.
  • Weird things about the name Achille: Your name in reverse order is Ellihca. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aicllhe. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Achille? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 719 people with the last name Achille.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Achille? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Achille as their last name since less than 1 person in 417k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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