Gender: Male Meaning of Ace: "one, unity" Origin of Ace: Latin Ace's Popularity in 2019: #224

Ace Origin and Meaning

The name Ace is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "one, unity".

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.

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bubblegumgirl Says:


I like this name for both genders personally, but I think it sounds a little more nickname-y. Still cute though.

stepx Says:


tedious remark

BabyHall Says:


Ace makes me think of a little baby with black hair, blue eyes, pale skin, and a little nose... SO CUTE

alextheindigo Says:


Isn't this a dog name?

SilverSky109 Says:


It's worth noting that "ace" refers to someone who is asexual (this is now pretty widely known). It might be something worth considering before naming your child this!

kndalle Says:


I love Ace for a girl, it's just so spunky!

Sillysarahlily Says:


I think Ace is more girly than male. I have a friend who if he has a daughter wants to name her Ace after the Doctor Who Companion

MaggieM910 Says:


I love this name so much! Sounds badass ;)

Shaebaby Says:


I think the name Ace is cute. I know a girl who just name her daughter Acey so why not Ace?

Although now that Asexulaity/Ace has become a recognized thing you could run into a lot of questions there.

actingfun Says:


As someone who is asexual, I'm naturally drawn to this name. It's a bit strange to name your child after your sexuality, though.

EW314 Says:


I get why people dislike this, but personally I think it's a great little name! Though I do think it probably works best on a child or teenager, so I'd go with the lovely, classic Asa with Ace as a nickname.

Plutophelia Says:


I love initial nicknames. AJ is super cute.

Tayburk Says:


It's funny you say that. I actually thought about that before he was born. But his middle name starts with a J so he can always go by AJ later if he chooses to, or by his middle name. Luckily so far Ace fits his little personality. 😊 whew.

Plutophelia Says:


I get that, I do. But naming your kids for the personality you want them to have doesn't always work. Like naming your kid Diesel and they end up as a limp limbed poet or something. Then again assuming gender when naming a kid can be risky too. I'd just prefer to choose a name that could fit any sort of personality. What if your kid is not a southern gentleman and not at all a bad ass? What if he becomes an accountant and is asthmatic? Ace the Asthmatic Accountant (that is actually kinda cute).

Eliza500 Says:


Could this be used for a girl

John Sage Says:


This is a dog's name.

Ace Says:


My name is Ace. It's hard.
Every one thinks it's not your real or Ace Ventura. Oh, and if you name your kid Ace expect him to be a compliment machine and a chick magnet. But don't expect your name to be mentioned, defined, etc.

Tayburk Says:


I named my son Ace. I love it! Reminds me of a southern gentleman with some badass mixed in. 😉

faithnamer Says:


I like this name! I heard it on the cutest little girl once and I think it's adorable! It would be better used as a nickname though.

Guest Says:


I cannot stand this as a name. So f-cking tacky.

edit: I'm actually starting to warm up to it. It's kinda cute.