Grace Name Meaning & Origin

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.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Grace loves to be the mom friend

I have a friend named Grace and she is the best! She started being my friend in kindergarten, and we are still friends to this day! She is happy for you when you do things that are special, she doesn't go, "I WANTED TO WIN THAT" or "THAT IS STUPID" she is a silly, loyal, happy, nice, helpful, caring, person that I wish every person becomes. She is the exact meaning of a true friend. A true best friend.

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A really great friend of mine's name is Grace. She is an extremely beautiful woman. She has a slightly...

My mother-in-law's name was Grace. Her middle name was Eleanor. I think that was such a beautiful combination!

My name's Grace and I never thought it matched me personally, but I still think it's a nice name, It's common but rare at the same time. I HATE The nickname Gracie, I just always thought it was horrible. Also, G isn't really a common first initial, so there's that. Honestly, I don't especially like this name for me, it just doesn't suit me, but I think it's a nice name in general. Some people call me Gracie (which I hate), Greece (or grease, I'm not sure which one they're referring too), Grass (like below), or Garce (gar-see, only by some close friends, it's a long story)

My name is Grace Hiner, I disliked it at first because I thought it was an old lady name, and I always wanted a longer name. But now I really appreciate its rarity, even though it's common, I hardly meet other Graces. I hate all nicknames for Grace, and have since I was a toddler. Except my friends and coworkers call me Grass sometimes and I think it's the best nickname ever lol. I love the name Grace, I think it is aesthetically pleasing when written and typed. 10/10

Nicknames for Grace: | Edit

Gracie, G, Ace, GG, Grape

Meanings and history of the name Grace: | Edit

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Famous real-life people named Grace: | Edit

Grace VanderWaal, winner of America’s Got Talent season 11, singer
Grace Isabella Garciaparra (b. 2007), daughter of American retired professional soccer player Mia Hamm and American retired MLB player Nomar Garciaparra
Grace Margaret Wahlberg (b. 2010), daughter of American model Rhea Durham and American actor, producer, businessman, former model, rapper, and songwriter Mark Wahlberg
Grace Avery Costner (b. 2010), daughter of American actor, director, producer, and musician Kevin Costner

Grace in song, story & screen: | Edit

"Amazing Grace,"
Grace Adler, portrayed by Debra Messing on sit-com "Will and Grace"

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