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OTHER FORMS: [Tempesto]
Meaning & History
Italian: nickname for someone with a blustery temperament, from tempesta ‘storm’, ‘tempest’ (see Tempest
This surname is borne by the painter and engraver Antonio
Tempesta, born in Florence, Italy and acted as a connection between Antwerp of Belgium, and Baroque Rome.
Another notable person of this surname is John Tempesta, the drummer to the English band The Cult, credited with working with Rob Zombie, Helmet, Exodus, and Testament.