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Tempesta Surname Meaning

Italian: nickname for someone with a stormy temperament from tempesta ‘storm tempest’ (see Tempest ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Tempest, Testa, Cresta, Lepera, Foresta, La Penta, Terpstra, Telesca

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Where is the Tempesta family from?

You can see how Tempesta families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tempesta family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Tempesta families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 2 Tempesta families living in Nottinghamshire. This was about 67% of all the recorded Tempesta's in United Kingdom. Nottinghamshire had the highest population of Tempesta families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tempesta surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tempesta ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tempesta. 54% of Tempesta men worked as a Laborer and 31% of Tempesta women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tempesta were Baker and Operator. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    54%
  • Tailor
    14%
  • Printer
    7%
  • Baker
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    31%
  • Laundress
    31%
  • Stenographer
    24%
  • Operator
    16%
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Census Records

There are 915 census records available for the last name Tempesta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tempesta census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 842 immigration records available for the last name Tempesta. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 467 military records available for the last name Tempesta. For the veterans among your Tempesta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tempesta lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Tempesta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Tempesta in 1958 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

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