Grace

Grace - A popular female name



  Jan 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Grace appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #23. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Grace and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Grace? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Grace. The baby girl name Grace was given to 7,304 baby girls in 2012, ranking #21 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 193 baby girls were given this name - making this a popular female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Grace peaked in popularity 16 years ago in 2003 on position 13.



Famous with this name

Maggie Grace
ChloŽ Grace Moretz
Grace Dove


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Rating: 5/5 (28 people)


Grace is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Grace is currently topping the baby name charts in Minnesota at position #9 - and is the least popular in Mississippi at position #93.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Grace is where you live.


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  • BabyNameScience.com - Baby Name ExpertA few moments ago
    Looking for a popular and unique name? Just because Grace is a popular baby name it doesn't mean that every other kid on the block will have the same name. In fact, assuming that little Grace goes to a school with 500 kids there will actually be less than 1 other girls in that school with the same name. Unique and popular!

Grace origin and meaning

Grace is a 5 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Grace, pop culture references for the name Grace and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Grace

We've found the following names that sound similar to Grace, sorted by popularity.

Georgia / Gracie / Georgie / George / Grecia / Grayce / Gracey / Graci / Gracee / Gracy /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201221
201116
201018
200917
200820
200720
200616
200514
200413
200313
200215
200116
200019
199927
199853
199769
199694
199597
1994103
1993123
1992127
1991133
1990139
1989151
1988165
1987199
1986227
1985245
1984244
1983241
1982264
1981291
1980319
1979340
1978361
1977401
1976399
1975375
1974394
1973360
1972360
1971359
1970338
1969340
1968319
1967282
1966276
1965257
1964255
1963248
1962240
1961230
1960212
1959205
1958197
1957187
1956188
1955216
1954213
1953212
1952194
1951182
1950183
1949172
1948167
1947154
1946152
1945139
1944135
1943130
1942129
1941123
1940105
1939106
1938100
193794
193686
193583
193479
193369
193272
193170
193062
192954
192852
192750
192646
192544
192443
192339
192238
192135
192037
191934
191831
191730
191626
191527
191425
191325
191224
191123
191023

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Wisconsin9
Minnesota9
North Dakota9
Wyoming10
Massachusetts10
Montana10
New Hampshire11
Alaska11
Maine12
Michigan12
Maryland13
Rhode Island13
South Dakota13
Pennsylvania14
Nebraska15
Delaware15
Illinois16
Iowa16
Colorado17
Connecticut17
Virginia18
Washington18
Oregon18
Idaho19
New York19
Ohio19
New Jersey21
District of Columbia21
Indiana22
Missouri22
Vermont23
Hawaii23
Kansas24
Nevada24
Arizona27
Utah30
California32
New Mexico33
Florida35
Oklahoma39
North Carolina40
Texas45
South Carolina46
West Virginia49
Kentucky57
Georgia60
Tennessee60
Louisiana69
Alabama70
Arkansas87
Mississippi93

Even more about Grace


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Grace a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a popular female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Grace?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2003
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Grace
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 193
Letter count 5
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +7,304

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