See also: grace, Graces, grâce, and Grâce

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EtymologyEdit

From the noun grace, first used by Puritans in the 16th century. In Roman Catholic use it may refer to Our Lady of Graces, cognate with Italian Grazia.

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Grace (countable and uncountable, plural Graces)

  1. (countable) A female given name from English.
    • 1648 Robert Herrick, Hesperides:
      To The Handsome Mistress Grace Potter: As is your name, so is your comely face / Touch'd everywhere with such a diffused grace /
    • 1839 George William MacArthur Reynolds: Grace Darling, or the Heroine of the Fern Islands: page 24:
      Grace does not belie her name; for she is indeed a sweet girl, modest and unassuming, and appearing to be unconscious of having done anything great or noble. - OBSERVER, Dec.16, 1838.
    • 1965 Naomi Long Madgett: Her Story, Star By Star, Harlo Press :
      They named me Grace and waited for a light and agile dancer. / But some trick of genes mixed me up / And instead I turned out big and black and burly.
    • 2002 Deborah Paul, Amazing Grace, Indianapolis Monthly, June 2002, page 249:
      Had I given birth to a daughter of my own, I'd like to have called her Grace, a classic and poetic name, one that illuminates a person of dignity and poise.
  2. (countable) A surname.
  3. A placename in the United States:
    1. A minor city in Caribou County, Idaho.
    2. An unincorporated community in Kentucky.
    3. A census-designated place and unincorporated community in Issaquena County, Mississippi.
    4. An unincorporated community in Carroll County, Missouri
    5. An unincorporated community in Laclede County, Missouri.
    6. An unincorporated community in Silver Bow County, Montana.
    7. An unincorporated community in Hampshire County, West Virginia.
    8. An unincorporated community in Roane County, West Virginia.

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CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Grace.

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Grace

  1. a female given name from English

TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Grace.

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Grace

  1. a female given name from English