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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Nicknames for Grace: | Edit

Gracie, Gracey

Meanings and history of the name Grace: | Edit

A Latin name. Meaning: Grace.

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
"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 2009 film with a baby named Grace, who needs "special food"
"Grace", song by Jeff Buckley
"Grace", Jeff Buckley's only album

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