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Saint Agnes was a virgin martyred during the persecutions of the Roman emperor Diocletian.The name became associated with Latin agnus "lamb", resulting in the saint's frequent depiction with a lamb by her side.It was borne by several early Christian saints, and also by the wife of Nicholas II, the last czar of Russia. In Norse legend this was the name of king, the suitor of a reluctant maiden named Alfhild.She avoided marrying him by disguising herself as a warrior, but when they fought she was so impressed by his strength that she changed her mind.In Greek mythology this was another name of the hero Paris, and it also belongs to several characters in the New Testament.
The name appears briefly in the New Testament belonging to a prophetess who recognized Jesus as the Messiah.From the Old Norse name Alfhildr which was composed of the elements alfr "elf" and hildr "battle".In Norse legend Alfhild was a maiden who disguised herself as a warrior in order to avoid marriage to king Alf.Due to her renown, the name became common in Christian Europe, being especially popular in England in the Middle Ages.
From the Germanic name Adalbert, which was composed of the elements adal "noble" and beraht "bright".
Though it became rare in England by the 17th century, it was repopularized in the 19th century by the German-born Prince Albert, the husband of Queen Victoria.