The name Tempest is a girl's name of English origin meaning "turbulent, stormy". Tempest and is often added to lists like Best Cool Unusual Girls' Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".
From the experts:
Tempest is one of those names that could go either way. Cool, evocative modern word name? Or a name that has stripper written all over it? Your call, but if you decide the former image is dominant, be warned that some people will see it as the latter.