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Temperance meaning and name origin

Temperance \t(e)-mperan-ce, tem-pera-nce\ as a girl's name is of English origin, and the meaning of Temperance is "moderation". Puritan virtue name. Temperance applies to moderate consumption of food and drink. In the late 19th and early 20th canturies, the temperance movement went further and attempted to ban liquor totally.

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Popularity of Temperance

Temperance is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Temperance
Popularity of Temperance