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What does Tempest mean?

Tempest Pronunciation of Tempest [tem-pest] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Tempest) is of French origin, and the meaning of Tempest is "storm". Occurs as an aristocratic English surname, and somestimes as a first name.

Associated with: aristocratic (noble), surname.


Tempest has 1 variant: Tempestt.

Creative forms:
(male) Tempeer, Tuppest, ..

(female) Temies, Tempena, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tempest Remi (T.R.), ..

How popular is Tempest?

Tempest is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#36807 out of 150436, Top 24%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Tempest has not been ranked in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tempest name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tempest outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Temeni (see Temani), Temp, Templar, Temple, Templer, Tempo and Tennent. Like Tempest, these names are not commonly used.