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Names starting with Ac

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. 
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. 
Achashverosh - Hebrew form of Babylonian Achshiyarshu,meaning "great warrior" or "lion-king." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Persia. 
Acke -   Short form of English Ackerley, meaning "oak meadow."
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.
Ace -   English byname transferred to forename use,meaning"number one." 
Acer - Pet form of English Ace, meaning "number one."
Achille - French and Italian form of Latin Achilles, possibly meaning "he who embodies the grief of the people."
Achina - Aramaic name meaning "brother."
Achima -  Feminine form of Greek Achim, probably meaning "Jehovah raises up." In use in Germany.
Achak - Native American Algonquin name meaning "spirit."
Achmed - German form of Arabic Ahmed, meaning "praiseworthy."
Aceline - Feminine form of Norman French Acelin, meaning "little noble one." 
Acantha - Latin form of Greek Akantha, meaning "thorn." In mythology, this is the name of a nymph loved by Apollo.
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. 
Achiyram - Hebrew name meaning "brother of height." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Benjamin.
Ackerly - Variant spelling of English Ackerley, meaning "oak meadow."
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. 
Achieng - Feminine form of African Luo Ochieng, meaning "born when the sun shines."
Actassi - Chamoru name meaning "share the sea."
Achilleus - Latin form of Greek Akhilleus, possibly meaning "he who embodies the grief of the people."
Ackerley - English surname transferred to forename use, 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. 
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. 
Acey - Pet form of English Ace, meaning "number one."
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. 
Ackley - Contracted form of English Ackerley, meaning "oak meadow."
Achimah -  Variant spelling of Greek Achima, probably meaning "Jehovah raises up."
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. 
Achbor - Anglicized form of Hebrew Akbowr, meaning "mouse." In the bible, this is the name of the son of Michaiah.
Achcauhtli - Nahuatl unisex name meaning"leader."
Acklea - Variant spelling of English Ackley, meaning "oak meadow."
Accius - Roman Latin name meaning "of Acca."
Acklie - Variant spelling of English Ackley, meaning "oak meadow."
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.
Acie - Pet form of English Ace, meaning "number one."
Acacius - Latin form of Greek Akakios, meaning "not evil."
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. 
Acim - Illyrian form of Hebrew Yehoyakim, meaning "Jehovah raises up."
Acelin - Diminutive form of Norman French Ace, meaning "little noble one." 
Acton - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the name of a town in Middlesex England, meaning "oak tree settlement." 
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.
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.
Achill - Short form of Latin Achilles, possibly meaning "he who embodies the grief of the people."
Acrisius - Latin form of Greek Akrisios, probably meaning "locust." In mythology, this is the name of a king of Argos, the grandfather of Perseus.
Acquilina - Variant spelling of Roman Latin Aquilina, meaning "eagle."
Achmad - German form of Arabic Ahmad, meaning "praiseworthy."
Acteon - Variant spelling of Latin Actaeon, meaning "effulgence." 
Acimah -  Variant spelling of Illyrian Acima, meaning "Jehovah raises up."
Achyan -  Hebrew name meaning "brotherly" or "fraternal." In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Manasseh.
Acima -  Feminine form of Illyrian Acim, meaning "Jehovah raises up." 
Achcauhtli - Nahuatl unisex name meaning"leader."

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