TERENCE
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: TER-ənts   [key]
Meaning & History
From the Roman family name Terentius which is of unknown meaning. Famous bearers include Publius Terentius Afer, a Roman playwright, and Marcus Terentius Varro, a Roman scholar. It was also borne by several early saints. The name was used in Ireland as an Anglicized form of TOIRDHEALBHACH, but it was not in use as an English name until the late 19th century.
Related Names
DIMINUTIVES: Terry, Tel
OTHER LANGUAGES: Terentius (Ancient Roman), Terenti (Georgian), Terenzio (Italian), Terenti, Terentiy (Russian)
Popularity
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