Meaning:number one, the best
In many card games, the ace is the most desired in the whole deck; on the tennis court, the player who serves an ace wins the point. So it’s no wonder Ace is held in such high regard by parents as a name that means “number one” or “the best." Though often a nickname, Ace has been a legitimate first name since at least the early 19th century. Among the lucky boys who have this name: Jessica Simpson’s son born in 2013.
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