The meaning of the name Providence is Divine Guidance Or Care. The origin of the name Providence is English. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
Providence is a place name, a city in Rhode Island, U.S.
As a given name, Providence was used most often in Middle English, oiriginally 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.