Agatha

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἀγαθή ‎(Agathḗ), from ἀγαθός ‎(agathós, good).

Proper noun[edit]

Agatha

  1. A female given name.
    • 1991 Anne Tyler, Saint Maybe, Penguin Canada (2003), ISBN 0143012436, page 13:
      Agatha was as cloddish as her name - plain and thick, pasty-faced.

Usage notes[edit]

Originally given in honor of a third century Sicilian martyr. In common use in the Middle Ages, mildly revived in the 19th century, but rare today.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἀγαθή ‎(Agathḗ), from ἀγαθός ‎(agathós, good).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: Aga‧tha

Noun[edit]

Agatha f ‎(uncountable)

  1. Agatha

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German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Agatha

  1. A female given name, cognate to English Agatha.