- Simple and sweet.
- a classic grow-with-me name. A name that suits both little girls and as she grows it will still be as nice.
- the greatest of all virtues
- I just love the classic elegance of the name Grace and the sweet innocence of the name Gracie! My daughter's name is Grace Anwen and she's been called our Amazing Grace, Graceful, Goodness Gracious... lots of fun little nicknames!
- A timeless classic that will serve well as a child and adult. Grace has great elegance and the meaning "Gift from God/Full of Grace" will stand the test of time. It has made a comeback but is still not overused - thank goodness! P.S. This is my daughter's first name and is first on my list.
- very pretty. an older name making a come back. good for a child and adult.
- Grace is popular but it still doesn't strike me as common. It's crisp and clean. It's an ideal middle or first name because it conjures up only lovely images and yet isn't too much of a burden to live up to.
- simple, classic, elegant, can be used for child or adult
- I like Grace because Grace is timeless. A little girl can wear Gracie, and a successful businesswoman can wear Grace.
- a tradition in my family of girls' middle names being after their grandfather produces this one. My father's name is Graham, so any granddaughter of his will have the middle name Grace after him.
- Grace Angelique: I just love Grace...It is classic, and simple, and easy on the ears...As a child she would be "Gracie", cute and fun....And as an adult, just Grace sounds both beautiful and respectful.
- Grace Elizabeth: very classic and elegant
- Grace Rebekah - Grace timeless, beautiful, and simple. It sounds good with Rebekah, and I love both names
First coined as a name by the Puritans in the 17th century, Grace is from the English vocabulary word grace, which means, according to Merriam Webster:
- a : unmerited divine assistance given humans for their regeneration or sanctification
b : a virtue coming from God
c : a state of sanctification enjoyed through divine grace
a : approval, favor
b archaic : mercy, pardon
c : a special favor : privilege
d : disposition to or an act or instance of kindness, courtesy, or clemency e : a temporary exemption : reprieve
a : a charming or attractive trait or characteristic
b : a pleasing appearance or effect : charm
c : ease and suppleness of movement or bearing
—used as a title of address or reference for a duke, a duchess, or an archbishop
: a short prayer at a meal asking a blessing or giving thanks
plural capitalized : three sister goddesses in Greek mythology who are the givers of charm and beauty
: a musical trill, turn, or appoggiatura
a : sense of propriety or right
b : the quality or state of being considerate or thoughtful
Grace was extremely popular in the USA in the 1880s, and has been enjoying a resurgence in popularity since the 1990s. It is currently very popular as a middle name as well.
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See Also: Gracie
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