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Origin: Greek

Meaning: the feminine form of Achilles which could be derived from Greek akhos (pain or grief) and laos (people) meaning "pain of the people" or "grief of the people", though it's likely that the name is pre-Greek in origin.

Achillea is also the botanical name for yarrow.



Male forms:
  • Achilles (Greek)
  • Achille (French, Italian)
  • Achilleus (Greek)



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