The name Ace is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "one, unity". Ace is ranked #290 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Badass Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name sightings".
From the experts:
No longer tied to the hapless Ace Ventura, this jaunty, high-flying nickname name is starting to take flight among celebrity and other parents, with its countless positive references to doing well in tests and poker games, on the tennis court and golf course, and in the air.
Natalie Appleton, Tom Dumont, Jennie Finch, and Jessica Simpson all have little Aces. The best known grownup with the name is Ace Frehley, born Paul, one-time KISS guitarist.