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GenderFeminine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.GRAYS
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Meaning & History

From the English word grace, which ultimately derives from Latin gratia. This was one of the virtue names created in the 17th century by the Puritans. The actress Grace Kelly (1929-1982) was a famous bearer.
VariantGracelyn
DiminutiveGracie
Other Languages & CulturesGratia German Grazia, Graziella Italian Gracja Polish Graça, Gracília Portuguese Gracia, Graciela Spanish
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Entry updated July 2, 2008   Contribute