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The name Terence is of Latin origin, and means polished or tender.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Terence has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Terence
Use of the Name Terence for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
31,423 25,231 8,775 1,677 543 177 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Terence has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Terence first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1885, which is the first year shown on the table.  Terence last appeared in either or both of these name lists during 2003, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Terence
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18856909  
1886    
1887    
18887499  
1889    
1890    
1891    
1892    
1893    
1894    
1895    
1896    
1897    
1898    
1899    
1900    
1901    
1902    
1903    
1904    
1905    
19069938  
1907    
1908    
1909    
1910    
1911    
1912    
1913    
1914    
1915    
1916    
1917    
1918    
1919    
1920    
192183069  
1922    
1923    
1924    
1925    
1926    
1927    
1928    
192995151  
1930    
193193749  
193273473  
193377163  
193476366  
193558498  
1936551108  
1937528120  
1938518126  
1939524120  
1940500136  
1941452170  
1942430205  
1943379262  
1944412212  
1945382242  
1946349347  
1947327435  
1948334405  
1949342385  
1950323443  
1951337405  
1952331442  
1953323477  
1954275657  
1955250768  
1956244885  
1957267791  
1958285713  
1959288742  
1960288754  
1961287723  
1962281746  
1963269808  
19642411,015  
1965270766  
1966255806  
1967262768  
1968255785  
1969303624  
1970324594  
1971341539  
1972335529  
1973340501  
1974347485  
1975352482  
1976372421  
1977380425  
1978386404  
1979405382  
1980409397  
1981402411  
1982367478  
1983346525  
1984341548  
1985342551  
1986370503  
1987394481  
1988349593  
1989385570  
1990452481  
1991477425  
1992482435  
1993544357  
1994553343  
1995604289  
1996667247  
1997838172  
1998775203  
1999732223  
2000797202  
2001945164  
2002    
2003923177  
Totals:  31,423 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Terence as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Terence appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 77 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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