Templeton Family History

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Templeton Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place near Dundonald in Ayrshire, so called from Middle English temple ‘house of the Knights Templar’ + toun ‘settlement’. There are also places called Templeton in Wales, Berkshire and Devon, but these do not seem to have contributed to the surname.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Temple, Embleton, Pendleton, Milton, Elton, Kempton, Nettleton

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Templeton Family Origin

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Templeton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Shepherd

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Joiner

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Shepherd and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Templeton. The most common Templeton occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Templeton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Templeton family was Joiner.

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Templeton Life Expectancy

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