The name Providence means Divine Guidance Or Care and is of English origin. Providence is a name that's been primarily used for girls.
Providence is a place name, a city in Rhode Island, U.S. As a given name, Providence was used most often in Middle English, originally from the Latin providentia. Providence was also a television show (1999-2002) starring Melina Kanakaredes. The name Providence is often associated as a "puritanical" name like Chastity and Charity.