Grace: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Grace

Grace

Pronunciation: GRAYS (key)

Origin of the name Grace:

Inspired by grace (eloquence or beauty of form, kindness, mercy, favor), which is derived from the Latin gratia (favor, thanks). The name was made popular by 17th-century Puritans, who bestowed it in reference to God's favor and love toward mankind.

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Comments and insights on the name Grace: | Edit

Grace is an elegant, GRACEful, gorgeous, beautiful name for a baby girl. Pronounced Grace.

Personal experiences with the name Grace: | Edit

A really great friend of mine's name is Grace. She is an extremely beautiful woman. She has a slightly... dark personality, but she is sweet when she has to be. :) No, seriously, I love her, and her name. It's SOOOOO pretty!!! She's a really great lady. I love her. And her name. It's very enchanting. =)

Nicknames for Grace: | Edit

Gracie, Gracey, Gray.

Meanings and history of the name Grace: | Edit

Meanings of the name "Grace".

Latin:
Grace.

American:
Grace.

English:
God's Favor.
Fact: From the word 'grace', derived from the Latin 'gratia', meaning "God's favor".

Irish:
Love.

Famous real-life people named Grace: | Edit

Grace Helbig- American internet personality
Grace Kelly, American actress and icon
Grace Slick, American Musician; Jefferson Airplane
Grace Gummer, American actress
Grace Hightower, American actress; wife of Robert De Niro
Grace Coolidge, First Lady of the USA from 1923-1929
Grace "Gracie" Allen, American comedian and actress
Grace Jones, Jamaican singer and actress
Grace Metalious, American novelist

Grace in song, story & screen: | Edit

"Amazing Grace," a hymn by John Newton
"Amazing Grace", a song sang by Darlene Zschech
"Gracie," a song by Ben Folds
Grace Adler, from "Will & Grace"
"Grace Cathedral Hill", a song by the Decemberists
"Grace" song by Supergrass
Grace, a cat and Clark's bestfriend in the children's show Timothy Goes To School
"Grace" A 2009 film with a baby named Grace, who needs "special food"
"Grace", song by Jeff Buckley
"Grace", Jeff Buckley's only album
Grace Winslow, a character played by Jayma Mays in the movies The Smurfs and The Smurfs 2

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