Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. al-ta-GRA-sya(Latin American Spanish) al-ta-GRA-thya(European Spanish)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means "high grace", taken from the Spanish title of the Virgin Mary Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia, meaning "Our Lady of High Grace". She is considered the patron saint of the Dominican Republic, and it is there that this name is most often used.


Entry updated May 29, 2020