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Tempesta 1
Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage Italian

Meaning & History

Originally a nickname for a person with a blustery temperament, from Italian tempesta meaning "storm, tempest" (compare Tempest).

This surname was borne by the Italian painter and engraver Antonio Tempesta (1555-1630). Another notable bearer is American heavy metal drummer John Tempesta (1964-).
Added 8/9/2016 by TanorFaux
Edited 5/3/2019 by SeaHorse15

Tempesta 2
3. usages AND description are verified
Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage Romansh

Meaning & History

Derived from Romansh tempesta "hailstorm".
Added 1/27/2024 by anonymous