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Boy Name: Terence

Name: Terence
Pronunciation: \t(e)-ren-ce, ter(e)-nce\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Torence, Darence, Torrence
Variant forms: Tarrants, Tarrance, Tarrence, Tarrenz, Terencio, Terrance, Terrence, Terrey, Terri, Terris, Terrious, Terrius, Terron, Terronce, Terry
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 449

Description

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.

Baby names that sound like Terence are Torence, Darence and Torrence.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Terence.

Popularity

Terence is a very popular first name for men (#449 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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