Tempest Meaning and Origin
Tempest is a girl’s name meaning “stormy” and is of English origin. It is derived from the Old French word “tempeste”, which is ultimately from the Latin word “tempestas”, meaning “storm”. The name Tempest can be traced back to medieval times when it was used to describe someone who had a tempestuous or stormy personality. The name Tempest has been used as a given name since the 19th century and was especially popular in the United States during the 20th century. It has been used as a name for both boys and girls, although it is more commonly given to girls. In popular culture, the name Tempest has been used in various works of literature, music, and film. Shakespeare’s play “The Tempest” is perhaps the most famous example.
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