Temperance

Temperance - A very unique female name



  Mar 27,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Temperance appeared on the charts for the first time in 2007 on position #3130. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Temperance and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Temperance? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Temperance. The baby girl name Temperance was given to 270 baby girls in 2012, ranking #833 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 5,234 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Temperance peaked in popularity 5 years ago in 2012 on position 833.



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The Temperance Seven


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Temperance is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Temperance is currently topping the baby name charts in Oregon at position #234 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,675.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Temperance is where you live.


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Temperance origin and meaning

Temperance is a 10 letter name with 3 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Temperance, pop culture references for the name Temperance and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Temperance

We've found the following names that sound similar to Temperance, sorted by popularity.

Tambra / Timber / Timberly / Tambria / Tamberly / Tamber /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012833
2011953
20101190
20091449
20083840
20073130

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Oregon234
Iowa303
Idaho336
West Virginia343
Nebraska430
Wisconsin436
Missouri466
Kentucky494
Michigan534
Kansas541
Nevada544
Oklahoma562
Arkansas573
Ohio596
Washington685
Utah770
Indiana774
North Carolina807
Tennessee809
Georgia815
Pennsylvania981
Virginia996
Maryland1019
Florida1117
Texas1232
Illinois1430
New York1585
California1675

Even more about Temperance


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Temperance a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Temperance?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Temperance
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 5,234
Letter count 10
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 2007
2012 births +270

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