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Gracie is a popular baby name associated with sweet simplicity. The name has a consistent place in media and popular culture. Gracie Lou Freebush is the name of the main character on Miss Congeniality, and Gracie Bowen was the titular character of the 2007 sports-drama film. The name is also popular for young television characters like Gracie Sheffield on The Nanny and Gracie Taylor on Friday Night Nights. Keep reading to learn more about this baby girl name.

Meaning of the name Gracie:

Gaelic: embroiderer, decorator, shoemaker
Latin: charm, goodness, generosity

Origin of the name Gracie:

Gracie has two etymologies. One origin is from the Scottish Gaelic griasaich or greusaich (meaning “embroiderer” or “shoemaker”). Gracie is also a popular diminutive of Grace. This version derives from the Latin gratia (meaning “charm,” “goodness,” or “generosity”).

Symbolism of the name Gracie:

Gracie is commonly a diminutive of Grace. Symbols for Grace include ocean waves, doves, and prayer hands.

Baby name Gracie

Style of the name Gracie:

Classic

Gender of the name Gracie:

Gracie is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Gracie:

GRAY-see

Number of syllables in the name Gracie:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Gracie:

The name Gracie evokes feelings of sweetness and charm.

Alternative spellings for the name Gracie:

  • Gracee
  • Gracey

Nicknames for the name Gracie:

  • CeeCee
  • Cici
  • Gigi
  • Grey

Popularity of the name Gracie:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Gracie was the 209th most popular baby girl name in 2020. Gracie has ranked among the top 300 baby names for girls since 2000.

Related names for the name Grace:

Great middle names for Gracie and their meanings:

  • Anne (favor, grace)
  • Clementine (gentle, merciful)
  • Eloise (healthy)
  • Emory (industrious leader)
  • Jessamine (jasmine flower)
  • Lynn (lake)
  • Rosalind (beautiful rose)
  • Patricia (noblewoman)
  • Teagan (poet)
  • Victory (victory)

Famous people with the name Gracie:

  • Gracie Allen (comedian and wife of George Burns)
  • Gracie Fields (singer)
  • Gracie Gold (figure skater)
  • Gracie Scott Folds (daughter of singer Ben Folds)
  • Gracie James Livingston (daughter of actor Ron Livingston)
  • Gracie Rose Moses (daughter of pop singer Sonia)
  • Gracie Bluebell Sloane (daughter of Barry Sloane)
  • Gracie Elliot Teefey (sister of actress Selena Marie Gomez)
  • Gracie Watson (child sculpture model)
  • Gracie Jane Wood (daughter of Ronnie Wood)

Gracies in popular culture:

  • Gracie Bowman (character on Colony
  • Gracie Johanssen (character on Orphan Black)
  • Gracie Lou (titular protagonist of The Adventures of Gracie Lou animated series)