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Gender: Female Origin of Hurricane: Spanish from Native American word name

The name Hurricane is a girl's name of Spanish, Native American origin. Hurricane and is often added to lists like Badass Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven Hell Purgatory - Unusual/Outlandish Girls".

From the experts:

Hurricane is a storm, but it's also an American name, thanks to rising tennis star Hurricane Black -- whose sister's name is Tornado. There's no reason this tempestuous choice can't work for boys too, inasfar as the name can work for any child. As a name, Hurricane is definitely original and attention-getting, but is it a name you'd want to carry around for life?

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Famous People Named Hurricane

Hurricane Tyra Black, American tennis star
Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, American middleweight boxer who was wrongfully convicted of murder and later released from prison following a petition of habeas corpus after spending almost 20 years in prison

Pop Culture References for the name Hurricane

"Hurricane," song by 30 seconds to Mars
"Hurricane," song by Bridgit Mendler
"Hello Hurricane," song by Switchfoot
"Hurricane," song by Panic! At The Disco
"Hurricane," song by Natalie Grant
"The Hurricane," 1999 film about boxer Rubin Carter, starring Denzel Washington
"Hurricane: The Miraculous Journey of Rubin Carter," book
"Hurricane," song from "Hamilton: An American Musical"
Also a boy's name


FractalShadow Says:


This feels like a name for a character in a book.

Ella Says:


This works as a name but Sunny doesn't (if you don't know what I mean look at the Sunny name page)?

Starelli Says:


Tornado and Hurricane Black were created as marketing ploys. The mother knew that if she gave them names like that, they would, "Storm the US Open." Tornado prefers to go by Alicia, her middle name, these days. It's a bit of a sad story all around. Google them.

Hylian Wizard Says:


Okay, once again this is one of the weird comments I made from my OLD account. I hate myself for writing such ridiculous things.

Hylian Wizard Says:


So, Katrina is considered no longer usable, but you think Hurricane is okay? I think you guys have it backwards!

Hailey Says:


That's exactly what I came here to say!!! :-D

athenamay24 Says:


If you want to name your kid after a violent storm, why not try Katrina?

xmaonx Says:


What's next? Tsunami?

vintageluvs Says:


reminds of "How I Met Your Mother" when Ted and Barney decide to adopt a baby and name her Hurricane

kpearl8 Says:


Seems like an ironic "take that" at all the hurricanes taking baby names XD

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


This seems like a bit much, but with parents choosing violent names lately, who knows?