Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. 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.

Related Names

DiminutiveGracie
Other Languages & CulturesGratia(Dutch) Grazia, Graziella(Italian) Gracja(Polish) Graça, Gracília(Portuguese) Gracia, Graciela(Spanish)
User SubmissionGrâce

People think this name is

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Name Days

France: August 21 (as Grâce)

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Entry updated July 2, 2008