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Boy Name: Temple

Name: Temple
Pronunciation: \t(e)-mp-le, tem-ple\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Temple's also a girl name)
Meaning: sacred place
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Templeton
Sounds Like: Templeten
Variant forms: Templar, Templer
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 1465


Temple \t(e)-mp-le, tem-ple\ as a boy's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Temple is "sacred place". Place name.

Temple has 2 variant forms: Templar and Templer.

For more information, see also the related name Templeton.

A baby name that sounds like Temple is Templeten.

View a list of the 8 names that reference Temple.


Temple is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#1465 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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