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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!
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…

Names Taken from Hayao Miyazaki (Part Three)

Names Taken from Hayao Miyazaki (Part Two)

Names Taken from Hayao Miyazaki (Part One)


Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky Have Twin Boys

The Children of Ludwig III of Bavaria

More Than Just Patrick and Bridget


The Children of Leopold III of Belgium

Apartment Therapy (6)

The Children of Princess Henriette Adelaide of Savoy

Names Taken from Jean-Pierre Jeunet (Part Three)

Joyfully Japanese


Names Taken from Jean-Pierre Jeunet (Part Two)

Names Worn by Carole Lombard


Daphne Oz Has a Baby Girl

Names Taken from Jean-Pierre Jeunet (Part One)

Bottom of the Barrel: 1940's, Boys

Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale Welcome Baby Boy

Bottom of the Barrel: 1940's, Girls