User comments for Agnes (Famous Bearer Only)

One book by Anne Bronte is 'Agnes Gray'.
Anjamon  9/17/2005
I'm doing a book report on The Great Gilly Hopkins, Gilly's real name is Galadriel, but anyway. There is a character named Agnes Stokes, and I felt like putting this on.
Emma Hia  10/7/2005
Agnes is a wonderful, wonderful name with a rich literary history! In addition to Anne Brontë's use of the name in "Agnes Grey," Victor Hugo also chose Agnes to be the birth name of the lovely La Esmeralda in his classic book, "The Hunchback of Notre-Dame." More recently, Annie Proulx chose the name Agnes for Quoyle's great aunt in her Pulitzer Prize winning novel, "The Shipping News."
Gwenllian  11/12/2005
Agnes was also a character in Charles Dickens' classic "David Copperfield." She was virtuous and kind woman who loved David her whole life and eventually marries him. I associate the name with her character and love it.
tmarie  12/9/2005
Agnes is a lead character in Wilkie Collins' "The Haunted Hotel". Throughout the story she is praised for her beauty, innocence, and generosity. For some reason, reading that book, the name has left a rather sour impression with me.
― Anonymous User  3/16/2006
Thom Yorke of Radiohead named his daughter (born in 2004) Agnes.
viper  5/28/2006
Agnes Carlsson is a Swedish popstar.
― Anonymous User  6/3/2006
Agnes Martin (b. 1912) is a Canadian minimalist painter.
Caprice  6/5/2006
Agnes Ayres, co-star (with Rudolph Valentino) in THE SHIEK.
ewhitley  2/16/2007
In Tracey Chevalier's novel Girl With a Pearl Earring there was a character called Agnes. She was the sister of Griet.
― Anonymous User  6/1/2007
In The Simpsons, Principal Skinner's mother is called Agnes.
tiarnantman  6/7/2007
Famous bearers include Agnes Baden-Powell, founder of the Girl Guides or Girl Scouts, and dancer and choreographer Agnes de Mille. It was also the name of David Copperfield's lovely childhood friend and later, his wife, in Dickens' novel of the same name.
sarescent  10/10/2007
A variant spelling is Agyness, as in Agyness Deyn, the supermodel.
― Anonymous User  3/3/2008
Patient in the Janus Thickey ward for permanent spell damage at St. Mungo's Hospital. Agnes' entire head is covered with fur and she barks instead of speaking. The Healer told her that her son would soon visit and had sent her several Christmas gifts.
Jeana Bradbury  3/28/2008
Agyness Deyn, English model. Pronounced like Agnes. Birth name: Laura Hollins.
― Anonymous User  4/7/2008
Singer Maite Kelly and Florent Michel Raimond have a daughter Agnes Raimond, born 30th June 2006.
Emilie007  7/4/2008
No one has mentioned theater choreographer Agnes de Mille, who revolutionized the use of choreography in musicals with Oklahoma.
popular1  10/2/2009
In "Despicable Me" the youngest sister's name is Agnes. She is so precious and basically the best part of the movie. Good movie.
Liesl  10/8/2010
Agnes Lark (b. May 2011 in New York City) is the daughter of American actress Jennifer Connelly and her husband Paul Bettany. Agnes has an older brother named Stellan.
― Anonymous User  1/6/2012
Agnes Crandall, heroine of Agnes and the Hitman by Jennifer Crusie and Bob Mayer. This book is a romantic suspense novel and it is awesome! I really like this name especially after reading Agnes and the Hitman. I think the name is spunky, cute, fresh, feminine and not too girly. I like it!
― Anonymous User  2/4/2012
Agnes of France (1171-1204), daughter of King Louis VII of France and his third wife Adele of Champagne. She was later the Byzantine Empress.
CarolinW  6/8/2012
Agnes of France (1207-1207) was the daughter of King Louis VIII of France and Blanka of Castile. She died as a baby.
CarolinW  6/8/2012
Agnes of France (1260-1327) was the youngest daughter of King Louis IX of France and his wife Margaret. She married the Duke of Burgundy.
CarolinW  6/8/2012
Agnes of France (1345-1350) was the daughter of King John II of France and his wife Bonne.
CarolinW  6/8/2012
Agnes of Germany (1072-1143), daughter of Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor and his wife Bertha.
CarolinW  6/8/2012
Agnes (1257-1322) was the daughter of German King Rudolf I and his wife Gertrud of Hohenburg. She later married the Duke of Saxony.
CarolinW  6/17/2012
Agnes (1237-1237) was the daughter of Holy Roman Emperor Friedrich II and his wife Isabella.
CarolinW  6/17/2012
Agnes (1379-1401) was the daughter of King Rupert of Germany and his wife Elisabeth.
CarolinW  7/18/2012
Agnes (1606-1607) was the daughter of John Sigismund, Elector of Brandenburg and his wife Anna.
CarolinW  7/20/2012
Agnes (1181-1184) was the daughter of Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I (Barbarossa) and his wife Beatrix.
CarolinW  7/20/2012
Agnes (1281-1364) was the daughter of King Albert I of Germany and his wife Elisabeth.
CarolinW  7/22/2012
Agnes (1318-?) was the daughter of Holy Roman Emperor Louis IV and his wife Beatrix.
CarolinW  7/22/2012
Agnes (1345-1352) was the daughter of Holy Roman Emperor Louis IV and his wife Margarete.
CarolinW  7/22/2012
This name was used on a hurricane which flooded eastern Pennsylvania in June 1972. Official damage estimates were about $3 billion, although recently the damage was estimated at $2.3 billion. This made Agnes the costliest hurricane at the time, surpassing Betsy of 1965, although it was later surpassed by other hurricanes.
― Anonymous User  6/25/2013
Agnes Lum is an American gravure idol, singer, actress, and bikini model popular in Japan in the late 1970s and early 1980s. At that time, she was nicknamed "Lum-chan" in Japan, though now that nickname can be confused with that of the fictional character Lum Invader from Urusei Yatsura. Lum was the inspiration for the name of this character as she was well-known at the time the manga was first released (1977). In order to avoid confusion with Agnes Chan, another popular idol at the time, "Lum-chan" was used, though many fans called both "Agnes". Lum has appeared in numerous calendars, on posters, and magazine spreads, and these items regularly fetch high prices in the collectors market.
cutenose  2/9/2017
Agnes Meiling Kaneko Chan is a pop singer, a "foreign television personality", a Doctor of Education, a professor at Japanese universities, an essayist, and a novelist. Since 1988, Chan has been a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and also supports the Japan Committee for UNICEF.
cutenose  6/16/2017
Agnes Muljadi is an Indonesian-American ballerina, actress, celebrity blogger, and photographer. Agnes Muljadi was born in Jakarta, Indonesia. Muljadi began her career as a ballet dancer and received her professional training in Indonesia, England and America on full scholarship. Following the completion of her training, Muljadi went on to dance with different troupes in the Pacific Northwest.
cutenose  7/28/2017
Agnes Stock is a Norwegian singer.
― Anonymous User  11/23/2017

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