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Grace

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How popular is the baby name Grace in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 988 982 6 #19 girl name
1881 1,089 1,089 0 #15 girl name
1882 1,201 1,195 6 #16 girl name
1883 1,307 1,307 0 #13 girl name
1884 1,535 1,525 10 #13 girl name
1885 1,580 1,575 5 #14 girl name
1886 1,735 1,723 12 #14 girl name
1887 1,692 1,692 0 #15 girl name
1888 2,100 2,090 10 #15 girl name
1889 2,049 2,049 0 #15 girl name
1890 2,289 2,278 11 #13 girl name
1891 2,099 2,088 11 #14 girl name
1892 2,312 2,299 13 #16 girl name
1893 2,318 2,308 10 #16 girl name
1894 2,367 2,361 6 #19 girl name
1895 2,457 2,448 9 #18 girl name
1896 2,496 2,485 11 #17 girl name
1897 2,468 2,458 10 #14 girl name
1898 2,741 2,726 15 #15 girl name
1899 2,362 2,353 9 #15 girl name
1900 2,953 2,942 11 #17 girl name
1901 2,403 2,398 5 #15 girl name
1902 2,648 2,642 6 #17 girl name
1903 2,624 2,615 9 #16 girl name
1904 2,522 2,513 9 #19 girl name
1905 2,643 2,630 13 #19 girl name
1906 2,636 2,626 10 #19 girl name
1907 2,759 2,747 12 #20 girl name
1908 2,918 2,901 17 #19 girl name
1909 2,923 2,912 11 #21 girl name
1910 3,154 3,145 9 #23 girl name
1911 3,317 3,304 13 #23 girl name
1912 4,432 4,418 14 #24 girl name
1913 4,690 4,669 21 #25 girl name
1914 5,608 5,595 13 #25 girl name
1915 7,063 7,044 19 #27 girl name
1916 7,485 7,461 24 #26 girl name
1917 7,389 7,373 16 #30 girl name
1918 7,792 7,770 22 #31 girl name
1919 7,206 7,195 11 #34 girl name
1920 7,194 7,173 21 #37 girl name
1921 7,249 7,229 20 #35 girl name
1922 6,769 6,743 26 #38 girl name
1923 6,334 6,316 18 #39 girl name
1924 6,343 6,328 15 #43 girl name
1925 6,003 5,982 21 #44 girl name
1926 5,450 5,428 22 #46 girl name
1927 5,329 5,302 27 #50 girl name
1928 5,015 4,992 23 #52 girl name
1929 4,597 4,567 30 #54 girl name
1930 4,236 4,217 19 #62 girl name
1931 3,730 3,712 18 #70 girl name
1932 3,556 3,536 20 #72 girl name
1933 3,344 3,327 17 #69 girl name
1934 3,101 3,087 14 #79 girl name
1935 3,006 2,996 10 #83 girl name
1936 2,812 2,789 23 #86 girl name
1937 2,715 2,710 5 #94 girl name
1938 2,620 2,609 11 #100 girl name
1939 2,387 2,370 17
1940 2,401 2,385 16
1941 2,109 2,103 6
1942 2,172 2,157 15
1943 2,134 2,121 13
1944 1,933 1,926 7
1945 1,751 1,746 5
1946 1,763 1,763 0
1947 1,888 1,883 5
1948 1,684 1,678 6
1949 1,609 1,609 0
1950 1,518 1,512 6
1951 1,578 1,578 0
1952 1,524 1,524 0
1953 1,384 1,379 5
1954 1,421 1,412 9
1955 1,393 1,387 6
1956 1,845 1,838 7
1957 1,925 1,919 6
1958 1,712 1,706 6
1959 1,668 1,660 8
1960 1,568 1,568 0
1961 1,443 1,443 0
1962 1,329 1,329 0
1963 1,278 1,272 6
1964 1,218 1,212 6
1965 1,122 1,115 7
1966 937 937 0
1967 896 896 0
1968 756 751 5
1969 697 697 0
1970 777 777 0
1971 680 680 0
1972 606 606 0
1973 606 606 0
1974 533 533 0
1975 568 568 0
1976 527 527 0
1977 526 526 0
1978 588 588 0
1979 690 690 0
1980 757 757 0
1981 836 831 5
1982 956 950 6
1983 1,005 998 7
1984 1,021 1,016 5
1985 1,067 1,062 5
1986 1,156 1,156 0
1987 1,384 1,376 8
1988 1,715 1,706 9
1989 1,941 1,927 14
1990 2,186 2,186 0
1991 2,396 2,385 11
1992 2,660 2,654 6
1993 2,707 2,701 6
1994 3,171 3,171 0
1995 3,471 3,471 0 #97 girl name
1996 3,753 3,742 11 #94 girl name
1997 4,644 4,638 6 #69 girl name
1998 5,723 5,718 5 #54 girl name
1999 9,186 9,178 8 #27 girl name
2000 11,293 11,283 10 #19 girl name
2001 12,098 12,085 13 #16 girl name
2002 12,068 12,053 15 #15 girl name
2003 12,791 12,771 20 #13 girl name
2004 12,568 12,528 40 #13 girl name
2005 11,888 11,860 28 #14 girl name
2006 10,981 10,965 16 #16 girl name
2007 9,776 9,761 15 #20 girl name
2008 9,050 9,032 18 #21 girl name
2009 8,317 8,307 10 #17 girl name
2010 7,683 7,676 7 #18 girl name
2011 7,635 7,627 8 #16 girl name
2012 7,374 7,365 9 #21 girl name
2013 7,367 7,354 13 #22 girl name
2014 7,615 7,602 13 #21 girl name
2015 7,599 7,589 10 #19 girl name

Want to know about the popularity of the Grace baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 476,735 babies born with the name Grace in the United States. That's more than enough Graces to occupy the territory of Guadeloupe (France) with an estimated population of 465,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 988 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Grace" was in 2003 with a total of 12,771 babies. (That's a lot of baby Graces)

According to the 1918 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Grace" ranks #37 in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 47 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 1918. Across the entire United States a total of 7,792 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Grace popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Grace" mean? The list below shows the origins of Grace as well as things modernly associated with the name Grace such as celebrities named Grace.

Origin and Meaning of Grace

The name "Grace" is of Latin origin, and it means "Grace of God". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Grace Kelly

Grace Kelly is an actress. Grace was born in 1929 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

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Grace Jones

Grace Jones is a singer, songwriter, model, and record producer specializing in R&B, electronic, avant-garde, and dance music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1973 to present. Grace was born in 1954 as Beverly Grace Jones in Spanish Town, St. Catherine, Jamaica.

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Grace Slick

Grace Slick is a singer-songwriter and visual artist with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1964 to present. Grace was born in 1939 as Grace Barnett Wing in Highland Park, Illinois, U.S.

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Nichelle Nichols

Nichelle Nichols is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1959 to present. Nichelle was born in 1933 as Grace Dell Nichols in Robbins, Illinois, U.S.

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Grace Lee Whitney

Grace Lee Whitney is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1947 to 2007. Grace was born in 1930 as Mary Ann Chase in Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S.

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Grace Hopper

Grace Hopper is a military person. Grace was born in 1906 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Grace

Grace And Frankie
Grace Helbig
Grace And Frankie Season 2
Grace Gealey
Grace Of Monaco
Grace Mann
Grace Phipps
Grace Potter

Alternative Meanings

G is for great, that describes you.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

C is for cuddle, those intimate moments you cherish.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

Your name in reverse order is "Ecarg". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Acrge". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Grace born Dec 23, 1990

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern China approximately on 875. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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