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The origin of the name Achaia is Greek
This is how Achaia is written in Greek:This is how it is pronounced now.
The biblical meaning of the name Achaia is:
According to:Meaning:
Gesenius” N/A,”
Hitchcockgrief; trouble.”

In The Bible:
Achaia was:

1.A region of Greece

The name Achaia appears in the bible in the following verses:

Acts 18:12 KJV
And when Gallio was the deputy of Achaia the Jews made insurrection with one accord against Paul, and brought him to the judgment seat,

Acts 18:27 KJV
And when he was disposed to pass into Achaia the brethren wrote, exhorting the disciples to receive him: who, when he was come, helped them much which had believed through grace:

Acts 19:21 KJV
After these things were ended, Paul purposed in the spirit, when he had passed through Macedonia and Achaia to go to Jerusalem, saying, After I have been there, I must also see Rome.

Romans 15:26 KJV
For it hath pleased them of Macedonia and Achaia to make a certain contribution for the poor saints which are at Jerusalem.

Romans 16:5 KJV
Likewise greet the church that is in their house. Salute my wellbeloved Epaenetus, who is the firstfruits of Achaia unto Christ.

1 Corinthians 16:15 KJV
 I beseech you, brethren, (ye know the house of Stephanas, that it is the firstfruits of Achaia and that they have addicted themselves to the ministry of the saints,)

2 Corinthians 1:1 KJV
Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, unto the church of God which is at Corinth, with all the saints which are in all Achaia:

2 Corinthians 9:2 KJV
For I know the forwardness of your mind, for which I boast of you to them of Macedonia, that Achaia was ready a year ago; and your zeal hath provoked very many.

2 Corinthians 11:10 KJV
As the truth of Christ is in me, no man shall stop me of this boasting in the regions of Achaia.

1 Thessalonians 1:7 KJV
So that ye were ensamples to all that believe in Macedonia and Achaia.

1 Thessalonians 1:8 KJV
For from you sounded out the word of the Lord not only in Macedonia and Achaia but also in every place your faith to God-ward is spread abroad; so that we need not to speak any thing.