The name Jace is of American origin and means "Nickname." The origin is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word--the language in which it most appears.
The name Jace was originally a nickname for the name Jason. It is also a combination of the letters J and C. An alternate spelling of the name Jace is Jayce. Famous people named Jace include singer Jace Everett and football players Jace Amaro and James Jace Sayler. Fictional characters named Jase include Jason Jase Dyer from EastEnders and Jace from the television show, Space Ghost.