Etymology
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occurrence (n.)

"that which presents itself, that which happens without design or expectation," 1530s, from French occurrence "unexpected happening" or directly from Medieval Latin occurrentia, from Latin occurentem (nominative occurens), present participle of occurrere (see occur). The adjective occurrent "occurring, happening, incidental" (mid-15c.) is long obsolete.

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Definitions of occurrence

occurrence (n.)
an event that happens;
Synonyms: happening / occurrent / natural event
occurrence (n.)
an instance of something occurring;
a disease of frequent occurrence
the occurrence (or presence) of life on other planets
From wordnet.princeton.edu