Popularity:737
Origin:American
Meaning:Grace by the lake
Gracelyn is a girl’s name of American origin with strong Latin, Celtic, and German roots. It is a combination of the names Grace and Lyn, both depicting aspirational characteristics and personal traits. Grace is originally a Latin name hailing virtue from the 17th century, meaning “God’s grace” or “displays of charm.” It became especially popular in the 60s due to American actress and Princess of Monaco, Grace Kelly, known for her elegance and class. The second half of the name, Lyn, is the Celtic word for “lake” and the old Germanic word for “soft” and “tender”. With so many wonderful attributes and imagery in one name, you can hardly go wrong choosing Gracelyn for baby.

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