[ 2 syll. a-ces-tes, ac-est-es ] The baby boy name Acestes is pronounced aa-SAHZT-Z †. Acestes' language of origin is Old Greek and it is predominantly used in English. The meaning of Acestes is 'pleasing goat'. The name was borne in Greek mythology by the legendary king of Segesta in Sicily; he was the son of the river Crinisus by a Dardanian woman named Egesta. He welcomed Aeneas when the latter arrived in Sicily.
Acestes is not popular as a baby boy name. It is not listed within the top 1000.
Baby names that sound like Acestes include Achates, Adas, Adhesh, Adok, Aiastes, Atoc, Atuc, Augusts, Azades, Eustache, Ugutz, Acastus, Augustas, Augustus, Azada, Iodoc, Achatius, Aegidius, Agathias, and Akatsuki.
† Pronunciation for Acestes: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"