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8/9/2016, 4:33 AM TanorFaux

Name Tempesta
Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage Italian
Theme storm
Edit Status Status1. basic formatting

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