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Agatha (F)>

Agatha (female)

Variants:Agace (F) Agata (F) Agathe (F) Agathia (F) Agda (F) Ågot (F) Ágota (F) Águeda (F)
Pet Name(s):Ag (F) Aggie (F) Aggy (F)
Derivative(s):Agace (S)
Source(s): The Oxford Names Companion, OUP
"Scottish Forenames" - Donald Whyte, FGH, FSG
Private correspondent [TL3]

English, from Greek "good". Popular in the Middle Ages and through to the early 20th century, but less so today.

A correspondent [TL3] has reported the variant Agathia in the Kettins parish records in County Angus, Scotland in the early 19th century.