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Meaning and Origin of: Storm

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First name origins & meanings:

  • English : Stormy weather; tempest
  • English : Storm, tempest

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • English, North German, Dutch, and Scandinavian : nickname for a man of blustery temperament, from Middle English, Middle Low German, storm, Old Norse stormr ‘storm’.
  • Dutch : name given to a child born at sea during a storm.
  • The Dutch name first appeared when the son of Albert Andriessen Bradt was born at sea in 1636 during a storm on the family’s voyage to New Netherland; he was christened Storm van der Zee (“Storm from the sea”). Both Storm and <xref>Vanderzee</xref> are found as American family names.