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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…

A Collection of Names Taken from Roman Empresses (Part One)

Milonia Caesonia
I absolutely love Roman names, so this was a real treat to write and research. Enjoy!

Livia Drusilla
Livia Orestilla
Lollia Paulina
Milonia Caesonia
Valeria Messalina
Agrippina the Younger
Claudia Octavia
Poppaea Sabina
Statilia Messalina
Galeria Fundana
Domitia Longina
Pompeia Plotina
Vibia Sabina
Annia Galeria Faustina Major
Annia Galeria Faustina Minor
Annia Aurelia Galeria Lucilla
Bruttia Crispina
Flavia Titania
Manlia Scantilla
Julia Domnia
Publia Fulvia Plautilla
Nonia Celsa
Julia Cornelia Paula
Julia Aquilia Severa
Annia Aurelia Faustina
Seia Herennia Sallustia Barbia Orbiana Augusta
Caecilia Paulina
Furia Sabinia Tranquillina
Marcia Otacilia Severa
Annia Cupressenia Herennia Etruscilla
Afinia Gemina Baebiana
Gaia Cornelia Supera
Julia Cornelia Salonina


  1. Love the list! A few names that pop out to me: Aquilia, Agrippina, Pompeia, and Aurelia.


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