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Names starting with Ac

Achmed - German form of Arabic Ahmed, meaning "praiseworthy."
Acquilina - Variant spelling of Roman Latin Aquilina, meaning "eagle."
Achar - Anglicized form of Hebrew Akar, meaning "one who troubles." In the bible, this is the name of an Israelite who stole forbidden items during the assault on Jericho, for which he was stoned to death. 
Achashverosh - Hebrew form of Babylonian Achshiyarshu,meaning "great warrior" or "lion-king." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Persia. 
Acacius - Latin form of Greek Akakios, meaning "not evil."
Acim - Illyrian form of Hebrew Yehoyakim, meaning "Jehovah raises up."
Achshiyarshu - Babylonian form of Persian Khashayarshah,meaning "great warrior" or "lion-king." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Persia. His Hebrew name is Achashverosh. 
Acklie - Variant spelling of English Ackley, meaning "oak meadow."
Achan - Anglicized form of Hebrew Akan, meaning "one who troubles." In the bible, this is the name of an Israelite who stole forbidden items during the assault on Jericho, for which he was stoned to death. 
Acey - Pet form of English Ace, meaning "number one."
Achilles - Contracted form of Latin Achilleus, possibly meaning "he who embodies the grief of the people." In mythology, this is the name of the greatest of Greek heroes who fought the Trojans, known for being the most handsome and the fleetest of foot at Troy, and for his love for his friend Patroclus. 
Accalia - Latin myth name of the Roman feast held in honor of Acca Larentia, the wife of Faustulus who saved the infants Romulus and Remus from drowning in the Tiber river. 
Achima -  Feminine form of Greek Achim, probably meaning "Jehovah raises up." In use in Germany.
Achaicus - Latin form of Greek Achaïkos, meaning "belonging to Achaia," a maritime region of northern Peloponnesus. In the bible, this is the name of a Christian who, together with Fortunatus and Stephanas, carried a letter from the Corinthians to Paul and back again. 
Actaeon - Latin form of Greek Aktaion, meaning "effulgence." In mythology, this is the name of a hunter who was torn to pieces by his own dogs. He was then transformed into a deer, thus himself becoming the hunted. 
Acacia - English name derived from the tree name, from Latin acacia, from Greek akakia, meaning "thorny Egyptian tree." Besides the flowering shrub or tree, Acacia is also the name of a fraternity. In Freemasonry, the Acacia symbolizes immortality of the soul, innocence and purity, and birth into a new life. The acaica seyal is believed to have been the biblical shittah-tree (Isaiah 41:19) which furnished the wood for the Ark of the Covenant and for the Tabernacle. 
Achilleus - Latin form of Greek Akhilleus, possibly meaning "he who embodies the grief of the people."
Achina - Aramaic name meaning "brother."
Ackerly - Variant spelling of English Ackerley, meaning "oak meadow."
Acrisius - Latin form of Greek Akrisios, probably meaning "locust." In mythology, this is the name of a king of Argos, the grandfather of Perseus.
Acca - In Roman mythology, this is part of the name of the wife of Faustulus, Acca Larentia, who saved the infants Romulus and Remus from drowning in the Tiber river. She was also called lupa, "she-wolf," because of her immoral character, and this is probably what started the tradition that the twins were suckled by a wolf. In another version, she is the mother of the Lares, the dead progenitors of the Roman people.
Achill - Short form of Latin Achilles, possibly meaning "he who embodies the grief of the people."
Achim -  Greek name believed to probably be a form of Jehoiakim, meaning "Jehovah raises up." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Jesus. The name is not mentioned in the Old Testament. In use in Germany.
Achcauhtli - Nahuatl unisex name meaning"leader."
Actassi - Chamoru name meaning "share the sea."
Acie - Pet form of English Ace, meaning "number one."
Achimah -  Variant spelling of Greek Achima, probably meaning "Jehovah raises up."
Acteon - Variant spelling of Latin Actaeon, meaning "effulgence." 
Acelin - Diminutive form of Norman French Ace, meaning "little noble one." 
Acacallis - Latin form of Greek Akakallis, meaning "daffodil." In mythology, this is the name of a nymph who was the mother of Philandros by Apollo.
Achbor - Anglicized form of Hebrew Akbowr, meaning "mouse." In the bible, this is the name of the son of Michaiah.
Acer - Pet form of English Ace, meaning "number one."
Achmad - German form of Arabic Ahmad, meaning "praiseworthy."
Achille - French and Italian form of Latin Achilles, possibly meaning "he who embodies the grief of the people."
Ace -   English byname transferred to forename use,meaning"number one." 
Ackley - Contracted form of English Ackerley, meaning "oak meadow."
Acton - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the name of a town in Middlesex England, meaning "oak tree settlement." 
Acklea - Variant spelling of English Ackley, meaning "oak meadow."
Ackerley - English surname transferred to forename use, meaning "oak meadow." 
Acke -   Short form of English Ackerley, meaning "oak meadow."
Accius - Roman Latin name meaning "of Acca."
Acantha - Latin form of Greek Akantha, meaning "thorn." In mythology, this is the name of a nymph loved by Apollo.
Achieng - Feminine form of African Luo Ochieng, meaning "born when the sun shines."
Achyan -  Hebrew name meaning "brotherly" or "fraternal." In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Manasseh.
Achiyram - Hebrew name meaning "brother of height." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Benjamin.
Acima -  Feminine form of Illyrian Acim, meaning "Jehovah raises up." 
Aceline - Feminine form of Norman French Acelin, meaning "little noble one." 
Acimah -  Variant spelling of Illyrian Acima, meaning "Jehovah raises up."
Achazyah - Hebrew name meaning "God holds" or "whom God holds." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Ahab and a son of Jehoram.
Achak - Native American Algonquin name meaning "spirit."
Achaïkos - Greek name meaning "belonging to Achaia," a maritime region of northern Peloponnesus. In the bible, this is the name of a Christian who, together with Fortunatus and Stephanas, carried a letter from the Corinthians to Paul and back again. 
Achcauhtli - Nahuatl unisex name meaning"leader."

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