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Meaning and name origin

Grace \g-ra-ce\ as a girl's name is pronounced grayce. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Grace is "favor; blessing". A virtue name referring to God's grace. 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 27 variant forms: Engracia, Eugracia, Gracee, Gracella, Gracelynn, Gracelynne, Gracey, Gracia, Graciana, Gracie, Graciela, Graciella, Gracielle, Gracija, Gracina, Gracious, Grata, Gratia, Gratiana, Gratiela, Gratiella, Grayce, Grazia, Graziella, Grazina, Graziosa and Grazyna.


Grace is a very popular first name for females (#114 out of 4276, Top 3%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1167 out of 88799, Top 1%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Grace for girls. Grace reached its highest rank of #13 in the U.S. in 2004 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Grace and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Grace (#21), Gracie (#162), Gracelynn (#452), Thalia (#741), Graciela and Grayce. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Grace, Gracie, Thalia outside U.S.

Similar Names

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