Terence (given name)

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Gender Male
Language(s) Latin
Meaning Smoothly polished
Other names
Nickname(s) Terry
Related names Terentius

Terence is a male given name, derived from the Latin name Terentius. The diminutive form is Terry. Spelling variants include Terrence, Terance, Terrance, and (in Scotland) Torrance.

Notable people with this name[edit]

Fictional characters[edit]

  • Terence o Terrence (Terry) Granchester (or Grandchester), male character in Candy Candy (manga, anime and Final Story)
  • Terence the Tractor in The Railway Series
  • Terence, the large red bird from the Angry Birds video game series.
  • Terence, a pixie dust sparrow man from Disney Fairies
  • Terence, a bath toy crocodile in Rubbadubbers
  • Terence (Terry) Morris, a character in the X-Files TV series, episodes "Dreamland" and "Dreamland II"<
  • Terrance and Phillip, a duo of characters in the animated TV series South Park