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.

Related Names:

Graca, Gracee, Gracie, Graciela, Gratia, Grazia

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Gracie, G, Ace, GG, Grape

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Famous real-life people named Grace

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

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

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