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Etymology & Historical Origin - Jace
Jace is basically a nickname for Jason which was originally derived from the Greek verb “iasthai” meaning ‘to heal.’ For more information on Jason, see Jason. As is often the case, like Max and Jack, nicknames form into independent given names in their own right. Jace is another example of this. Its modern popularity is probably also a result of the increased usage of a similarly sounding name: Chace.
Popularity of the Name Jace
The name Jace is used sparsely between the years 1956 and 1958 but then falls off the Top 1000 list of boy’s names altogether. It returns in 1979 around the time that Jason is experiencing its highest historical usage, so Jace once again becomes an appealing alternative to American parents. It’s a strong, no-nonsense name – basically a one-syllable version of Jason. There’s a certain ruggedness to the name Jace, so it’s not surprising that it ranks high in certain states: Idaho, North Dakota and South Dakota. It’s a Top 50 name in those states.
Popularity of the Boy Name Jace
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Cultural References to the Baby Name - Jace
Literary Characters of the Baby Name Jace
Jace We cannot find any significant literary characters with the first name Jace.
Popular Songs on Jace
Jace - We cannot find any well-known or significantly popular songs featuring the name Jace.
Children's Books on the Baby Name Jace
Jace and Sydney Go Camping (Gaye Grabill) - Jace and Sydney go camping at Silver Falls State Park in Oregon with their family. Recommended for ages 4-8.
Jace and Sydney Go Hiking (Gaye Grabill) - Jace and Sydney go on a hike with their family. They get to see many beautiful places in the San Juan Mountains in Colorado and want to share their day with you. Recommended for ages 4-8.
Jace Gets Lost (Gaye Grabill) - A little boy wanders away from home and gets lost. His frightened parents call for help. Recommended for ages 4-8.
Jace the Ace (Joanne Rocklin) - When ten-year-old Jason moves from New York to Los Angeles, he finds himself telling wildly exaggerated stories about being a junior photojournalist and investigative reporter. Recommended for ages 9-12.
Famous People Named Jace
Famous People Named Jace - We cannot find any celebrities or significantly famous people with the first name Jace.
Children of Famous People Named Jace
Famous People who Named their Child Jace - We cannot find any celebrities or famous people who have named their child Jace.
Jace - Boy Baby Name - Historic Figures
Jace - He cannot find any significantly important people in history with the first name Jace.
Personality of the Boy Name Jace
The number one personality is a leader - strong and competitive. They are willing to initiate action and take risks. One personalities work hard toward their endeavors and have the ability to apply their creative and innovative thinking skills with strong determination. They believe in their ability to succeed and are too stubborn to be hindered by obstacles. Ones meet obstacles head-on with such mental vigor and energy that you better step aside. They resent taking orders, so don't try telling them what to do either. This is an intensely active personality, but they are also known as starters rather than finishers. They have a propensity to become bored and will move quickly to the next project if not properly challenged. They are the ones to think up and put into action new and brilliant ideas, but they are not the ones to stick around and manage them. This personality has an enthusiastic and pioneering spirit. They are distinctly original.
Variations of the Baby Name - Jace