Pronounced Gray-See, 94th most popular baby girl’s name in Scotland during 2012.

The Meaning of Gracie

The name Gracie is a diminuative form of the name Grace, which is also a noun with several definitions. Grace can be a sense of poise and elegance, or having generally pleasing and charming qualities. Grace can also be used in a religious sense, either as a prayer, divine aid in resisting sin, or as an open favor or blessing from God. the qualities of the word are possibly the reason behind its use among 16th and 17th century Puritans.

Famous Gracies

Gracie Allen- a very talented performer and comedienne, star of stage, radio, film and television. she was married to comedian George Burns, serving as his partner and contemporary for over 40 years and earning a spot on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her television work.

Gracie Fields- An actress and singer whose popularity was at its height in the 1930’s, and was awarded the title of Dame Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (DBE) for her contributions to the United Kingdom. some of her best known songs include ‘Sally’, ‘Sing as We Go’ and ‘The Isle of Capri’.

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