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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 Jean-Pierre Jeunet (Part One)

Audrey Tautou as Amélie and Mathieu Kassovitz as Nino

I love foreign films, especially French ones. Director Jean-Pierre Jeunet has a style all his own, and has directed one of the most internationally famous French films, a strange tale about a strange girl called Amélie. Today we are showcasing names from his movies, starting with the aforementioned "Amélie" or "Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie Poulain".


Amélie Poulain
Amandine Poulain
Madeleine Wells


Nino Quincampoix
Raphaël Poulain
Dominique Bretodeau
Raymond Dufayel
Collignon (Surname)


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