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Terence meaning and name origin

Terence \t(e)-ren-ce, ter(e)-nce\ as a boy's name is pronounced TARE-ence. It is of Latin origin. From Terentius. The name of one of the two great comic poets of ancient Rome, along with Plautus. Terence was famous for the wit and sophistication of his plays. Actor Terence Stamp; playwright Terence McNally; priest Terence Cardinal Cooke.

Terence has 15 variant forms: Tarrants, Tarrance, Tarrence, Tarrenz, Terencio, Terrance, Terrence, Terrey, Terri, Terris, Terrious, Terrius, Terron, Terronce and Terry.

Terence is also pronounced similarly to Torence and Torrence.

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Popularity of Terence

Terence is a very popular first name for males (#449 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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Top 1000 ranking of Terence name in U.S.
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