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Gender: Female Meaning of Tempest: "turbulent, stormy" Origin of Tempest: Word name

The name Tempest is a girl's name of English origin meaning "turbulent, stormy". Tempest and is often added to lists like Cool Girls' Names—Rare, Unique and Unusual and discussed in our forums with posts like "Themed Families..".

From the experts:

Tempest is one of those names that could go either way. Cool, evocative modern word name? Or asking for trouble? Your call, but if you decide the former image is dominant, be warned that some people will see it as the latter.

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Famous People Named Tempest

Tempest DuJour, American drag queen and contestant on season 7 of RuPaul’s Drag Race

Pop Culture References for the name Tempest

"The Tempest," a play by William Shakespeare
(French) Storm
Tempest, the name of Jason's horse in the "Heroes of Olympus" by Rick Riordan
Name of an electricity spell in the Dragon Age video game series
Tempest Shadow, antagonist in My Little Pony: The Movie.

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