US Popularity:10070
Origin:British
Meaning:Dweller near the temple
Temple is a divine gender-neutral name of English origin, perfect for your little cherub! Derived from the Latin word templum, this name means “dweller near the temple,” and is a metonymic occupational surname that was commonly used to denote someone who lived near or worked at such an establishment. The name has certainly gained popularity as a first name in recent times, in part due to Dr. Temple Grandin and her inspirational writings on autism and animal welfare.

Famous People Named Temple

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  • Shirley Temple
    Actress

Temple Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Temple is currently #10070 in U.S. births
Boy:Temple is currently #19253 in U.S. births
Girl:Temple is currently #15344 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2022
Gender:
Girl
#15344
in 2022
- 3351
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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