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pinWhat does Grace mean?

Grace /gra-ce/ [1 syll.] as a girls' name is pronounced grayce. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Grace is "favor, blessing".

From grātia. A virtue name introduced by the Puritans, referring to God's grace. It has the same meaning as Anna and Hannah and may be used as a variation of these. In Ireland it is used as an anglicization of Grainne. Greek mythology: the Three Graces were goddesses of nature: Aglaia (brillance), Thalia (flowering), and Euphrosyne (joy). Actress and princess Grace Kelly; singer Grace Jones; choreographer Graciela Daniele.


Grace has 29 variants: Engracia, Eugracia, Gracee, Gracella, Gracelynn, Gracelynne, Gracey, Gracia, Graciana, Gracie, Graciela, Graciella, Gracielle, Gracieuse, Gracija, Gracilia, Gracina, Gracious, Grata, Gratia, Gratiana, Gratiela, Gratiella, Grayce, Grazia, Graziella, Grazina, Graziosa and Grazyna.

Grace has 13 more alternative forms via Anna, Grainne, Hannah, Thalia: Ana, Anne, Annie, Chana, Grainne, Grania, Granya, Hana, Hanne, Nan, Nani, Talie and Thalie.

Kreatif forms: Graceda, Grada, Guace. [more]

pinHow popular is Grace?

Grace is a very popular first name for women (#114 out of 4276, Top 3%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#1200 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name popularity of Grace for girls. Grace reached its peak position of #13 in the U.S. in the year 2004, and is currently at #21. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Grace name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Grace outside U.S.

Prominent variation forms of Grace (#21 in 2014) are Hannah (#28 in 2014), Anna (#34), Gracie (#162), Ana (#222), Annie (#311), Gracelynn (#452), Anne (#553), Thalia (#741), Hana (#841), Chana (#861), Nan, Grainne, Graciela and Grayce. Variants like Thalie are seldom used. These girl names reached the height of their popularity in the year 2001 (usage of 0.4621%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.4516%, 2.3%), but with forms like Anne, Hana, Grayce, Graciela and Nan becoming somewhat dated. The most fashionable girl names here are Gracelynn (#452), Grace (#21), Hannah (#28), Ana (#222) and Gracie (#162), with Ana, Grace, Gracie and Hannah having a resurgence in usage. Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Grace and associated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Grace, Ana, Anna, Anne, Annie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Chana, Gracelynn, Gracie, Graciela, Grayce in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Hana, Hannah, Nan, Thalia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Grace, Anna, Annie, Gracie, Grainne, Hannah outside U.S.

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A recommended similar baby name is Trace. This name tends to be less commonly used than Grace.