Name: Grace

Origin and Meaning of the Name Grace

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    Good will
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    English speaking countries
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    Grace was the 17th most popular girl's name in the US in 2006, and the most popular (#1) name in the UK in 2007. It is also very popular as a middle name. To Christians, grace means free salvation from God. Grace is also the name of the prayer said before a meal. In Greek mythology, the three Graces were goddesses of charm, beauty, fertility, nature and creativity - they were normally Aglaia, Thalia and Euphrosyne.

    Grace Kelly was an American film star, who married the Prince of Monaco. She died in 1982 following a car crash.

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