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