Origin and Meaning of the Name Achatius
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Additional Info:The origin of this name is quite uncertain: it could either be derived from the Hebrew name Achaz meaning '(The Lord is) holding' or from the Greek 'achatès', 'agate', and so related to Achates.
Achates was a friend of the Greek hero Aeneas.
Saint Achatius was, according to legend, a soldier serving under the Roman emperor Hadrian, and was crucified with 10,000 others on Ararat.
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