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Names from Agatha Christie: From Ariadne to Septimus

I have a confession to make: I am addicted to Agatha Christie shows. Now I do have plans on reading the novels, as I feel it's a requirement for anyone wanting to write mystery, and specifically historical mystery, just to see where these sort of novels originated. I call them my guilty pleasure simply because I do not particularly like Christie as a person, her racism being just the tip of a very large iceberg. But I have noticed she has some very interesting names in her works and I thought it would be great to take a look at them! Please let me know your favorites, or some I might have missed!
Women: 
Adelaide Jefferson Adele Fortescue Ariadne Oliver Cherry Baker Cicely Beauclerk Cora Van Stuyvesant Dolly Bantry Elsie Holland Elvira Blake Evadne Willett Florrie Frankie Derwent Ginger Corrigan Griselda Clement Gwenda Halliday Gwenda Vaughn Hester Argyle Honoria Waynflete Jolly Bellever Kanga Lady Eileen "Bundle" Brent Lavinia Pinkerton Letitia Blacklock Lettice Protheroe Marina Gregg Maud Dane C…

Charmingly Czech

Hana Vítová

Girls:

Edita
Livie
Pavla
Klaudie
Vlasta
Adéla
Nicol
Olivie
Zuzana
Matylda
Kveta
Silvie
Ludmila
Hedvika
Barbora
Katka
Patricie
Eliška
Madlenka
Svatava
Zita
Viktorie
Tereza
Hana
Lucie
Nela
Apolena

Boys:

Milan
Radko
Vincenc
Filip
Karel
Michal
Jakub
Eugen
Alois
Jan
Vlastislav
Marian
Teodor
Matyáš
Silvestr
Emil
Ondřej
Ignác
Dalibor
Benedikt
Lukáš
Aurel

Comments

  1. I'm a little late here but I loooove so many of these names!

    My favorites are:

    Edita
    Livie
    Klaudie
    Vlasta
    Olivie
    Silvie
    Hedvika
    Madlenka
    Viktorie
    Apolena

    Radko
    Filip
    Alois
    Eugen
    Jan
    Emil
    Ignac
    Aurel

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