Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. /al.ta.ˈɡɾa.sja/(Latin American Spanish) /al.ta.ˈɡɾa.θja/(European Spanish)  [key·simplify]

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 April 23, 2024