Meaning and Origin of Grace - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Grace

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : Graceful, blessing

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • English : nickname from Middle English, Old French grace‘charm’, ‘pleasantness’ (Latin gratia).
  • English : from the female personal name Grace, which was popular in the Middle Ages. This seems in the first instance to have been from a Germanic elementgrīs ‘gray’ (see Grice 1), but was soon associated by folk etymology with the Latin word meaning ‘charm’.

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