What does Tempest mean?
Tempest [tem-pest] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Tempest) is pronounced TEMP-est. It is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Tempest is "turbulent, stormy". Child actress Tempestt Bledsoe.
(female) Temies, Tempena, ..
(male) Tempeer, Temper, .. Middle name pairings:
Tempest Elliana (T.E.), ..
How popular is Tempest?
Tempest is a rare first name for females but a very popular last name for all people (#36807 out of 150436, Top 24%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Tempest was first listed in 1990 and reached its top rank of #1566 in the U.S. then, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Tempestt is the only other popular alternative form of Tempest ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Tempest reached its peak in the year 1990.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Celest, Temis, Temiss (see Themis), Teresa▼, Terese and Terresa. These names tend to be more commonly used than Tempest.