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What does Temp mean?

Temp Pronunciation of Temp [temp] as a name for boys has its root in Old English, and the name Temp means "temple settlement". Temp is a variant form of Templeton (Old English).

Associated with: old english.


1 relation via Templeton: Temple.

Creative forms:
(male) Tamp, Tema, ..

(female) Tema, Temi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Temp Oliver (T.O.), ..

How popular is Temp?

Temp is an unusual given name for males but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#130443 out of 150436, Top 87%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Temple is the only prominent varying form of Temp (unlisted) rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of this form of Temp was at its most widespread in the 1910s (#1947). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Temple in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Temp and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Hump, Kemp, Tam, Ted, Tedd, Teman, Tempo, Teo, Teom, Tern, Teun, Tex, Teyo, Tim, Timo, Tom, Tome and Tomm. These names tend to be more frequently used than Temp.

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