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Thread: Grace: religious connotations?
July 3rd, 2013 05:58 PM #1Junior Member
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Grace: religious connotations?
When you hear the name Grace, do you automatically make religious associations to it?
We really like the name but are in no way religious- we like it simply for the sound of the name. Is it so common now it could be used simply because it's a nice-sounding name?
July 3rd, 2013 06:11 PM #3
July 3rd, 2013 06:17 PM #5Senior Member
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No religious connotations come to mind for me, but then, I'm not a religious person. Everyone has a different image/connection for every name, I think. For me, Grace just sounds, well, Graceful
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July 3rd, 2013 06:43 PM #7
July 3rd, 2013 08:31 PM #9
It's my grandmother's name, so I more think of my grandmother, and how utterly amazing she is. But she is very religious, so I think that's another reason why I love Grace for a future daughter of mine, it makes me think of this amazing woman and what truly matters to her (and me). But the religious part is an undertone--I really don't think of it outright, and I don't think anyone would assume you were a religious freak if you named your daughter Grace. It's a beautiful name.Ashley | namenerd | Christian | storyteller
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