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Tempest Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): nickname for someone with a blustery temperament, from Middle English, Old French tempest(e) ‘storm’ (Latin tempestas ‘weather’, ‘season’, a derivative of tempus ‘time’).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Tempesta, Test, Genest, Empey, Emmett, Combest, Tomes, Stempel

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Tempest Family Origin

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Tempest Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Butcher

    2%
  • Cooper

    1%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Tempest family was Cooper. The most common Tempest occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 8% of Tempest's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tempest.

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Tempest Historical Records

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Tempest Life Expectancy

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