Meaning and Name Origin
Graciela \g-racie-la, gr(a)-ciela\ as a girls' name. Graciela's name origin is Latin, and the meaning of the name Graciela is "favor; blessing". Graciela is a variation of Grace (Latin): a virtue name referring to God's grace. Usage of Graciela as a name for kids is only intermittent. See also Marisela.
Graciela▼ has 1 variant: Graciella.
Graciela▼ has 25 more alternative forms via Grace: Engracia, Eugracia, Gracee, Gracella, Gracelynn▲, Gracelynne, Gracey, Gracia, Graciana, Gracie▲, Gracielle, Gracija, Gracina, Gracious, Grata, Gratia, Gratiana, Gratiela, Gratiella, Grayce▼, Grazia, Graziella, Grazina, Graziosa and Grazyna.
Graciela is a very prominent first name for females (#622 out of 4276, Top 15%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Graciela for girls. Graciela entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its top position of #574 in the U.S. in the year 1998, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Graciela and related names. Prominent alternative forms of Graciela rated in the Top 1000 are Grace (#21 a year ago), Gracelynn (#452), Gracie (#162), Grayce and Marisela. Usage of these girl names is at its peak today, except for the forms Graciela, Grayce and Marisela which have become less in vogue. Grace (#21), Gracelynn (#452) and Gracie (#162) are three of the more chic names for newborns in this list, with Grace and Gracie going through a resurgence in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)