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What does Terrence mean?

Terrence Pronunciation of Terrence as a boys' name is of Latin derivation. Terrence is a version of Terence (Latin): from Terentius.



VARIANTS Terronce, Terrance, Tarrence, Tarrants, Tarrance

OTHER FORMS VIA TERENCE Tarrenz, Terencio, Terrey, Terron



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How popular is Terrence?

Terrence is a very prominent first name for males (#297 out of 1220, Top 24%) and a slightly less prominent surname for both adults and children (#84968 out of 150436, Top 56%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Terrence reached its top rank of #195 in the U.S. in the 1970s, and is presently at #955. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Terrence name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Terrence outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Terrance (#810 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Tarrance, Terence and Terron are the prominent varying forms of Terrence (#955) listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Terencio, are seldom used. These relations of Terrence were favored as birth names 5 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 0.2%) and are now significantly less widespread.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Terrence, Tarrance, Terence, Terrance, Terron in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Terrence and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Terrence is pronounced similarly to Tarrance, Tarrence, Terence, Terrance, Terronce, Torence, Torrance and Torrence. Other recommended sound-alike names are Clarence, Clarrence, Darence, Darrance, Darrence, Derrance, Derreck, Derren, Dorrance, Ferenc, Ferench (see Ferenc), Jerren, Jerrone, Larrance, Larrence, Laurence, Lawrence, Lorence, Lorrence, Tarren, Tarrent, Tarrenz (see Terence), Terencio, Terran, Terrel, Terrell, Terrelle, Terrey, Terrie, Terrin, Terron, Terryn and Torrens. These names tend to be less commonly used than Terrence.