Gender: Male Origin of Terrence: Spelling variation of Terence

Terrence Origin and Meaning

The name Terrence is a boy's name of French origin.

In the US, this variation is more popular than the original. Terrence has been in the US Top 1000 since 1920, but Terence has been left behind. Alternate spelling Terrance is the most popular iteration of the name.

Terrence Howard plays Lucious Lyon in the hit television series Empire.

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Eliane Says:


Am I the only one that thinks this name sounds very feminine and would work better for a girl?