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Terence

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1885 9 0 9
1887 5 0 5
1888 9 0 9
1904 6 0 6
1906 8 0 8
1911 5 0 5
1912 19 0 19
1913 10 0 10
1914 19 0 19
1915 20 0 20
1916 22 0 22
1917 26 0 26
1918 22 0 22
1919 26 0 26
1920 46 0 46
1921 68 0 68
1922 42 0 42
1923 38 0 38
1924 37 0 37
1925 28 0 28
1926 31 0 31
1927 39 0 39
1928 33 0 33
1929 51 0 51
1930 44 0 44
1931 48 0 48
1932 74 0 74
1933 63 0 63
1934 66 0 66
1935 97 0 97
1936 108 0 108
1937 120 0 120
1938 126 0 126
1939 120 0 120
1940 136 0 136
1941 171 0 171
1942 203 0 203
1943 264 0 264
1944 212 0 212
1945 243 0 243
1946 349 0 349
1947 441 5 436
1948 403 0 403
1949 389 0 389
1950 446 0 446
1951 405 0 405
1952 442 0 442
1953 478 0 478
1954 659 0 659
1955 770 5 765
1956 887 0 887
1957 793 0 793
1958 712 0 712
1959 745 6 739
1960 756 0 756
1961 733 5 728
1962 753 7 746
1963 815 6 809
1964 1,025 10 1,015
1965 768 0 768
1966 815 9 806
1967 773 6 767
1968 793 7 786
1969 629 5 624
1970 600 6 594
1971 545 7 538
1972 537 8 529
1973 502 0 502
1974 492 6 486
1975 490 8 482
1976 421 0 421
1977 425 0 425
1978 414 8 406
1979 380 0 380
1980 396 0 396
1981 412 0 412
1982 486 7 479
1983 524 0 524
1984 554 6 548
1985 561 12 549
1986 511 8 503
1987 490 9 481
1988 602 7 595
1989 579 7 572
1990 482 0 482
1991 425 0 425
1992 437 0 437
1993 357 0 357
1994 343 0 343
1995 289 0 289
1996 247 0 247
1997 172 0 172
1998 204 0 204
1999 223 0 223
2000 202 0 202
2001 164 0 164
2002 148 0 148
2003 177 0 177
2004 136 0 136
2005 122 0 122
2006 138 0 138
2007 146 0 146
2008 130 0 130
2009 129 0 129
2010 143 0 143
2011 127 0 127
2012 135 0 135
2013 116 0 116
2014 111 0 111
2015 101 0 101

Want to know about the popularity of the Terence baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 33,818 babies born with the name Terence in the United States. That's more than enough Terences to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1885 when it was given to 9 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Terence" was in 1964 with a total of 1,015 babies. (That's a lot of baby Terences)

According to the 1971 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Terence" is not a popular baby boy's name in Maryland. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 1971. Across the entire United States a total of only 545 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Terence" mean? The list below shows the origins of Terence as well as things modernly associated with the name Terence such as celebrities named Terence.

Origin and Meaning of Terence

The name "Terence" is of Latin origin, and it means "Of unknown meaning". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Terence Hill

Terence Hill is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1951 to present. Terence was born in 1939 as Mario Girotti in Venice, Veneto, Italy.

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Terence Stamp

Terence Stamp is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1962 to present. Terence was born in 1939 in Stepney, London, England.

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Terence Trent d'Arby

Terence Trent d'Arby is a musical artist. Terence was born in 1962 as Terence Trent Howard in Manhattan, New York, United States.

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Steve McQueen

Steve McQueen is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1953 to 1980. Steve was born in 1930 as Terence Steven McQueen in Beech Grove, Indiana, U.S.

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Terry Pratchett

Terry Pratchett is a novelist. Terry was born in 1948 as Terence David John Pratchett| birth_date= in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England.

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Terry Gilliam

Terry Gilliam is an actor, animator, comedian, and director with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1967 to present. Terry was born in 1940 as Terence Vance Gilliam in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Terence

Terence Blanchard
Terence Crawford
Terence Fletcher
Terence Mckenna
Terence Garvin
Terence Tao
Terence Trent D'arby

Alternative Meanings

T is for talent, hidden or not.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

C is for casual, no pretension here.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

Your name in reverse order is "Ecneret". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Eeertcn". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Terence born Dec 30, 1976

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central Russia approximately on 1250. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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