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What does Templeton mean?

Templeton Pronunciation of Templeton as a boys' name is pronounced TEM-pel-tun. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Templeton is "temple settlement". Place name that refers to the medieval priories and settlements of the Knights Templar, a military religious order. Also the name of the rat in "Charlotte's Web".


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, medieval, knights (warrior)


VARIANTS Temp, Temple, Templeten



Templeton Damari (T.D.), ..

How popular is Templeton?

Templeton is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#2483 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Temple is the only popular alternative form of Templeton (NOT RANKED). Adoption of this relation of Templeton was at its most widespread 108 years ago (#1947). (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Bellton, Belton, Carleton, Charleton, Coleton, Daleton, Deleon, Delton, Felton, Hamelton, Hamilton, Hampton, Hazleton, Keeton, Kellton, Kelton, Kempton, Middleton, Pendleton, Remington, Seeton, Tarleton, Tempest, Tempestt (see Tempest), Templar, Templer, Tempo, Teyton, Tilton and Welton. These names tend to be more commonly used than Templeton.

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