Agatha: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Agatha

Agatha

Pronunciation: AG-ə-thə (key)

Origin of the name Agatha:

Derived from the Greek Agathē, which is from agathos (good, kind). The name was popularized by the fame of a 3rd-century saint and martyr.

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Aggie, Agueda

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Agueda is the Spanish version, pronounced (AH-geh-dah)

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Ag, Aggs, Aggie, Atha, Hatty, Hattie, Hatsy

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Saint Agatha-- a 3rd-century martyr from Sicily who was tortured and killed after spurning the advances of a Roman official.

Agatha Christie-- (1890-1976) the mystery writer, was a famous modern bearer of this name.

Agatha Barbara, former president of Malta

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Agatha Heterodyne, lead character in the Hugo-winning web-comic, "Girl Genius"

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