- a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “good.”
Examples from the Web for agatha
Unlike Brenda's husband, Agatha's husband, Sammy, backs her career goals.
Right out of college, Agatha began working at a family-owned business.
But the beautiful porcelain pendant that Agatha (Saoirse Ronan) wears.The Look of ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’
March 7, 2014
Agatha Christie and her ilk, that is writers who make the puzzle paramount, are in the minority.My Imaginary Literary Friends
February 23, 2014
Saoirse Ronan, who plays Agatha the female lead, said she had never seen anything like it.The Cast of ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ Says Wes Anderson Is a Genius Hardass
February 16, 2014
All we are told about her is, that her name was Agatha, and that she was learned and virtuous.Cameos from English History, from Rollo to Edward II
Charlotte Mary Yonge
There was the distressing instance of the Honourable Agatha Cradleigh.Ruggles of Red Gap
Harry Leon Wilson
You must not give it me back, fair Agatha, till you have had it washed.
I had her in and was delighted to find it was Agatha's mother.
It is that you promise to say nothing to Agatha before my departure.
Word Origin and History for agatha
fem. proper name, from Latin, from Greek Agathe, fem. of agathos "good," of unknown origin. Never a popular name in U.S., and all but unused there since 1940.