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