Agata Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Agatha:
Derived from the Greek Agathē, which is from agathos (good, kind). The name was popularized by the fame of a 3rd-century saint and martyr.
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Italian Pronunciation (+ Spanish and Polish): Ah-GAH-Tah.
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Cognate of Agatha.
Spanish pronunciation: A-ga-ta
Polish pronunciation: AH-gah:-tah
Swedish pronunciation: ah-GA-tah
"Agata"'s usage covers Italian, Spanish, Swedish, Polish, Czech, Slovene, Russian, Croatian. It is indeed a cognate of "Agatha," which ultimately translates to the meaning "Good."
- Famous real-life people named Agata
Saint Agatha-- a 3rd-century martyr from Sicily who was tortured and killed after spurning the advances of a Roman official.
Agatha Christie-- (1890-1976) the mystery writer, was a famous modern bearer of this name.
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