Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Achilles m. Ancient Greek Ἀχιλλεύς, the name of the mythological Greek hero of Troy.

The name of a 3rd C saint and a 4th C saint.

For more information see Withycombe, s.n. Achilles.

Middle French
1567 Achilles WCS p. 3; 1568 Achilés ibid. p. 39, achilles ibid. p. 39; 1572 Archilles ibid. p. 41; 1580 archilles ibid. p. 45
1571 archillet WCS p. 41
1304 Ehelleus Slíz p. 119; 1310 Achilles (nom) ibid. p. 119; 1321 Ehellei (gen) ibid. p. 119
Cite as: G. Grim, M. Slíz, J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Achilles". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2023, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2023/1/name/Achilles.