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Terrence

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4k Torrance (English)

How popular is the baby name Terrence in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1886 10 0 10
1888 10 0 10
1889 5 0 5
1890 9 0 9
1892 6 0 6
1893 7 0 7
1894 5 0 5
1895 6 0 6
1896 8 0 8
1897 11 0 11
1898 7 0 7
1900 5 0 5
1901 5 0 5
1907 7 0 7
1908 6 0 6
1909 5 0 5
1910 9 0 9
1911 11 0 11
1912 17 0 17
1913 18 0 18
1914 19 0 19
1915 26 0 26
1916 18 0 18
1917 25 0 25
1918 40 0 40
1919 30 0 30
1920 55 0 55
1921 60 0 60
1922 53 0 53
1923 61 0 61
1924 35 0 35
1925 68 0 68
1926 54 0 54
1927 63 0 63
1928 63 0 63
1929 72 0 72
1930 67 0 67
1931 72 0 72
1932 95 0 95
1933 113 0 113
1934 130 0 130
1935 171 0 171
1936 215 0 215
1937 246 0 246
1938 311 0 311
1939 354 0 354
1940 397 0 397
1941 444 0 444
1942 555 0 555
1943 632 5 627
1944 614 0 614
1945 604 6 598
1946 938 0 938
1947 1,106 8 1,098
1948 1,216 12 1,204
1949 1,191 14 1,177
1950 1,280 10 1,270
1951 1,176 7 1,169
1952 1,172 8 1,164
1953 1,224 8 1,216
1954 1,452 10 1,442
1955 1,511 11 1,500
1956 1,452 5 1,447
1957 1,314 7 1,307
1958 1,222 9 1,213
1959 1,112 9 1,103
1960 1,028 11 1,017
1961 1,003 7 996
1962 997 9 988
1963 1,022 7 1,015
1964 1,283 14 1,269
1965 1,048 14 1,034
1966 1,098 9 1,089
1967 1,079 14 1,065
1968 1,145 13 1,132
1969 1,230 12 1,218
1970 1,482 18 1,464
1971 1,254 14 1,240
1972 1,169 7 1,162
1973 1,187 19 1,168
1974 1,116 10 1,106
1975 1,162 13 1,149
1976 1,178 13 1,165
1977 1,170 18 1,152
1978 1,137 21 1,116
1979 1,206 14 1,192
1980 1,190 9 1,181
1981 1,091 14 1,077
1982 1,084 10 1,074
1983 1,022 14 1,008
1984 1,003 11 992
1985 950 8 942
1986 958 20 938
1987 1,060 16 1,044
1988 1,249 8 1,241
1989 1,167 8 1,159
1990 1,063 8 1,055
1991 1,061 8 1,053
1992 1,062 7 1,055
1993 914 0 914
1994 801 0 801
1995 652 0 652
1996 623 0 623
1997 581 0 581
1998 491 0 491
1999 497 0 497
2000 480 0 480
2001 431 0 431
2002 397 0 397
2003 440 0 440
2004 354 0 354
2005 403 0 403
2006 467 0 467
2007 449 0 449
2008 419 0 419
2009 456 0 456
2010 425 0 425
2011 361 0 361
2012 336 0 336
2013 329 0 329
2014 329 0 329
2015 276 0 276

Fun Facts about the name Terrence

  • How many people with the first name Terrence have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 71,160 babies born with the first name Terrence in the United States. That's more than enough people named Terrence to occupy the territory of Bermuda (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 64,237 (as of May 20, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Terrence? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1886 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Terrence first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Terrence is Wednesday, March 4th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Terrence born? The highest recorded use of the first name Terrence was in 1955 with a total of 1,500 babies. That's a lot of babies named Terrence!
  • Random Terrence Factoid: According to the 1955 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Terrence ranks 95th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Rhode Island. Imagine that, 11 babies in Rhode Island have the same name as you in 1955.
  • Weird things about the name Terrence: Your name in reverse order is Ecnerret. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Neerctre. How do you pronounce that?
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Popularity of Terrence as a first name

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Common last names for Terrence

  • Smith
  • Brown
  • Murphy
  • Obrien
  • Kelly
  • Mcgovern
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Oconnor
  • Ryan
  • Baker
  • Martin
  • Oneill
  • Harris

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Terrence

The name "Terrence" is of English origin, and it means "Form of Terence". It's a name commonly given to boys.

  1. A male given name A variant of .

Terrence Howard

Terrence Howard is an actor, singer-songwriter, and record producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1992 to present. Terrence was born in 1969 as Terrence Dashon Howard in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

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Terrence Malick

Terrence Malick is a film director, screenwriter, and producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1969 to present. Terrence was born in 1943 as Terrence Frederick Malick in Ottawa, Illinois.

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Terry Funk

Terry Funk is a professional wrestler. Terry was born in 1944 as Terrence Funk in Hammond, Indiana, U.S.

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Terrence Long

Terrence Long is a MLB player. Terrence was born in 1976 in Montgomery, Alabama.

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Terrence 'T.C.' Carson

Terrence was born in 1969 as Terrence Connor Carson in Chicago, Illinois.

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Terrence Wilkins

Terrence Wilkins is a gridiron football person. Terrence was born in 1975 in Washington, D.C.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Terrence

Terrence Duckett
Terrence J
Terrence Loves You
Terrence Evans
Terrence Johnson
Terrence Jones
Terrence Mann
Terrence Ross

Alternative Meanings

Tis for time, you give to friends.

Eis for explorer, always ready for the next journey

Ris for reasonable, your understanding way.

Ris for reassuring, eliminating doubts!

Eis for excellence, your passion, your drive.

Nis for nifty, how neat!

Cis for charm, the undeniable you.

Eis for eager, let's get started!

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