US Popularity:7008
Meaning:Soft, smooth
Here’s a name that is almost as smooth as a baby’s bottom! Terence is a masculine name of Latin origin, meaning “soft” or “smooth.” This distinctive choice derives from the Latin name Terentius, which was a family name during the ancient Roman period. Incredibly popular during the latter half of the 20th century, and is certainly due for a soft but powerful resurgence. Some famous namesakes include actor Steve McQueen, who was actually born Terence Steven McQueen, British actor Terence Stamp, and South African swimmer Terence Parkin, who is the most decorated deaf Olympic athlete in history.

Terence Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Terence is currently #2866 on The Bump
Boy:Terence is currently #1594 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Terence is currently #7008 in U.S. births
Boy:Terence is currently #3267 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 922
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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