Meaning of Agatha
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Agatha has the following meaning:
One who is virtuous, good and benevolent. This name is the Latinized form of the Greek name "Agathe", which in turn is derived from the Greek name "Agathos" which means "good". Saint Agatha, the 3rd-century patron saint of bell-founders comes to mind. Popularized by the famous detective-story writer Agatha Cristie (Murder on the Orient Express, etc)
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.
As a baby girl name, Agatha is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Agatha in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Agatha is pronounced as ag-uh-thah
The following names are baby names related to Agatha and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Agatha: Boys - Ambrose
, Girls - Charis
, Both genders - Barbara
Popular Variants for the name Agatha: Aga
Common nicknames for the name Agatha are: Aggie
We think the name Agatha should fall under the following style category: Traditional
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Agatha to be: A smart lady with great deductive skills
In one word, you might describe Agatha as a(n) "brilliant
See other "brilliant" names for girls