Grace

Female

Meaning

Gracious, lovely

Origin

British

Pronunciation

/ɡreɪs/

EDITOR'S NOTE

Emily P.

PupNames.com Contributor

Grace is a paw-fect dog name, especially if your pup has the elegance of a gazelle or the clumsiness of a baby giraffe. It's a nod to Grace Kelly, the epitome of poise and elegance. Plus, it's a gentle reminder of the grace we all need when we find a chewed-up shoe or a surprise on the carpet. Historically, Grace was a virtue name in the Puritan tradition, symbolizing divine favor. So, if your dog seems heaven-sent (or needs divine intervention for her antics), Grace is a fitting, and slightly ironic, choice.

Traits associated with the name Grace:

Dogs named Grace tend to be loving, loyal, affectionate, and good-natured. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Grace?

Naming your dog Grace suggests that you value gracefulness, kindness, and compassion. It may also suggest that you are a person of faith, as Grace is a popular name for a Christian deity.

Is Grace a good dog name?

Grace is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Grace is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

Popularity: Overall

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Grace is one of the more popular dog names out there. According to our data, Grace outranks the great majority of names.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Grace was, in the past month, the 111th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of July 2024, Grace is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

In general, this name has held steady in popularity with PupNames.com visitors.

In the past week, Grace was viewed 0 times, and liked 4 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Grace's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Grace is most adored in Alaska, Michigan and Washington.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Massachusetts, Nevada and District of Columbia.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Grace.

Most popular breeds named Grace:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Chihuahua
  4. Golden Retriever
  5. Rottweiler

Famous dogs named Grace:

  • film icon A basset hound named Grace played a role in the movie Kit Kittredge: An American Girl.

Grace is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popular during Victorian times, it's now more common for grandmothers.

winter dog names
winter

Associations with elegance and tranquility often linked to snowy, serene landscapes.

british dog names
british

Commonly used in British English, often signifies elegance or politeness.

posh dog names
posh

Emanates elegance, recalling royalty and high society, like Princess Grace Kelly.

cute dog names
cute

Emanates elegance and charm, often attributed to endearing, small-sized pooches.

spiritual dog names
spiritual

The term signifies divine assistance and forgiveness in Christian beliefs, often associated with spiritual purity and redemption.

biblical dog names
biblical

Derived from a significant Christian concept, representing God's unmerited favor and love towards humanity.

Dog names like Grace:

Strength
Woman to fly across atlantic ocean.
Beautiful; short for Isabella.
Daphnis and chloe, is an ancient greek novel
Day's eye. The petals of a daisy open during the day, revealing its yellow centers, and then close at night.
Young Girl
Grace dog name meaning

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