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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 Middle Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop you least favourite (girls with middles)".

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