Meaning of Grace
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Grace has the following meaning:
The name itself is its meaning. Initially the name had nothing to do with the physical grace, but was more to do with divine favour. The Puritans therefore favoured it and it subsequently became very vogue in America at the turn of the century. Intermittently popular in England and Scotland as well. Still quite common today in many countries around the world.
This name can be given to both baby boys and girls. It is a unisex name.
As a baby girl name, Grace is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 14 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).
In 2009, the name Grace rose in popularity, moving up the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 4 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 17 in the Top 1000 charts.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Grace in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Grace is pronounced as gray-sss
The following names are baby names related to Grace and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Grace: Boys - Burdette
, Girls - Daralis
, Both genders - Addison
Popular Variants for the name Grace: Graca
Common nicknames for the name Grace are: Gracie
We think the name Grace should fall under the following style category: Ladylike
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Grace to be: A quiet and sweet, yet witty lady
In one word, you might describe Grace as a(n) "witty
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