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Dace (girl)

What does Dace mean?

Dace Pronunciation of Dace [dace] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Dace) is of Latin origin, and the meaning of the name Dace is "clarity, whiteness". Dace is a variant form of Candace (Latin).

Associated with: whiteness.


5 alternative forms via Candace: Dacee, Dacey, Dacia, Dacie and Dacy.

Creative forms:
(female) Dacer, Dece, ..

(male) Daius, Dasey, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dace Lennox (D.L.), ..

How popular is Dace?

Dace is a rare given name for females but a very popular last name for all people (#29904 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Dace (not in Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Dacia and Candace. Other variants, like Dacee, are seldom used. These forms of Dace reached the height of their popularity 4 decades ago (usage of 0.14%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Candace, Dacia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dace and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Dace is alike in pronunciation to Deyse and Douce. Other recommended names are Agace, Cayce, Da-, Dada, Dael, Dafne, Dagne, Dahl, Dai, Daicee (see Dacey), Daicy, Dail, Daile, Dale, Daly, Dama, Dana, Danae, Dane, Danea, Danee, Danet, Daney, Dani, Danice, Danie, Danne, Dany, Daph, Dara, Darb, Darcee, Darcel, Darcey, Darci, Darcie, Darcy, Darel, Dari, Darice, Dasie, Davy, Dawn, Dawne, Day, Daya, Dayle, Dayne, Deane, Dede, Dee, Dene, Diane, Docie, Doe, Dore, Dove, Drue, Duane, Dulce, Dyane, Grace, Kace, Kayce, Lace, Luce, Nance, Peace, Stace, Tace and Trace. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dace.

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