What does Temperance mean?
Temperance [tem-per-ance] as a girls' 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.
(female) Temperanne, ..
(male) Temperanten, .. Middle name pairings:
Temperance Esther (T.E.), ..
How popular is Temperance?
Temperance is a rare given name for women and an equally rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Temperance was first listed in 2009 and reached its top position of #838 in the U.S. in the year 2012, and is presently at #1052. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Beranice, Beranyce, Clemence, Elegance, Esperance, Florance, Florrance, France, Imperatrice, Speranca, Tamera▼, Teenie, Temira, Temora, Tempest, Tempesta, Tempeste, Tempestt, Teofanie, Teophania, Teophanie, Terenne, Terrene, Theophanie, Tiernie, Tiphanie, Trace and Trelane. These names tend to be more commonly used than Temperance.