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Gender: M Meaning of Temple: "dweller near the temple" Origin of Temple: English

Rather formal word name that has been used occasionally over the years, most notably for the autism activist and animal expert Temple Grandin.

Famous People Named Temple

Temple Lea Houston, American lawyer, politician, and gunfighter; son of Sam Houston
Temple Hardy, English naval officer during the French Revolutionary War
Temple Stanyan, English historian
Lew Temple, American actor

Pop Culture References for the name Temple

Temple University
Temple of the Dog, American rock band
Stone Temple Pilots, American rock band
Caleb Temple, character on "American Gothic"
Gage Temple, character from TV series "American Gothic"

Templar, Templer