US Popularity:843
Other Origin(s):British
Meaning:Grace by the lake
Gracelyn is a girl’s name of Latin and British origin. It is a combination of Grace and Lynn, both depicting aspirational characteristics and personal traits. Grace is originally a Latin name hailing virtue from the 17th century, derived from gratia, meaning “grace.” It became especially popular in the 60s due to American actress and Princess of Monaco, Grace Kelly, who was known for her elegance and class. The second half of the name, Lynn, is the English word for “lake” most commonly derived from the Welsh word llyn. With so many wonderful attributes and imagery in one name, you can hardly go wrong choosing Gracelyn for baby.

Gracelyn Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Gracelyn is currently #2340 on The Bump
Girl:Gracelyn is currently #1030 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Gracelyn is currently #843 in U.S. births
Girl:Gracelyn is currently #309 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 106
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Behind the Name, Gracelyn, January 2021

  • Behind the Name, Grace, January 2022

  • Name Doctor, Gracelyn

  • Baby Names 2020 by Eleanor Turner, pg. 243

  • Behind the Name, Lynn, June 2019

  • WordSense, Lynn

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