Terence

Terence - A very unique male name



  May 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Terence appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #751. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Terence and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Terence? 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 Terence. The baby boy name Terence was given to 81 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1312 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 20,260 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Terence peaked in popularity 55 years ago in 1964 on position 244.



Famous with this name

Terence Hill
Terence Stamp
Terence Yin


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Terence is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Terence is currently topping the baby name charts in Louisiana at position #587 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,199.

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 Terence is where you live.


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Terence origin and meaning

Terence is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Terence, pop culture references for the name Terence and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Terence

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

Terrence / Terrance / Torrance / Torrence / Terance / Trung / Tarrance / Truong / Tranquilino / Tarrence /

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
20121312
20111438
20101308
20091274
20081359
20071206
20061180
20051261
20041171
2003908
2002963
2001960
2000781
1999718
1998784
1997861
1996665
1995619
1994564
1993542
1992474
1991485
1990452
1989391
1988354
1987394
1986370
1985347
1984340
1983345
1982367
1981408
1980414
1979408
1978384
1977381
1976378
1975355
1974348
1973340
1972340
1971342
1970323
1969301
1968256
1967258
1966256
1965270
1964244
1963271
1962281
1961289
1960286
1959290
1958285
1957267
1956245
1955250
1954274
1953325
1952335
1951347
1950326
1949349
1948347
1947332
1946351
1945385
1944419
1943378
1942425
1941453
1940519
1939496
1938524
1937530
1936564
1935587
1934731
1933813
1932707
1931912
1930958
19291005
19281914
19271119
19261519
19251684
19241405
19231187
19221343
1921822
19201112
19191189
19171276
1912751

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Louisiana587
Alabama597
Georgia783
New York1042
New Jersey1083
Pennsylvania1148
North Carolina1231
Illinois1330
Florida1558
California1602
Texas2199

Even more about Terence


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 Terence 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 male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Terence?

2 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
1964
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Terence
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 20,260
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1912
2012 births +81

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