Tesla: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Tesla

Tesla

Pronunciation: TEHZ-lə (key)

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Comments and insights on the name Tesla: | Edit

Very pretty and feminine name! It also is very sophisticated and smart sounding after Nikolo Tesla the inventor.

I think of this as a girl's name because of the nickname Tess/ie and the traditionally feminine -a ending.

Personal experiences with the name Tesla: | Edit

I know a woman named Tesla, she goes by Tess. I think it's a cool name.

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Meanings and history of the name Tesla: | Edit

A tesla is the SI unit for magnetic flux density (after Nikola Tesla).
Tesla Motors (again a nod to the inventor) is also a company in California that is developing an electric roadster car.

Famous real-life people named Tesla: | Edit

Nikola Tesla (1856-1943) he was an inventor and engineer, whose work on electricity and magnetism formed the basis for modern AC (alternating current) motors. Serbian by ethnicity, Austrian by nationality, he later became an American citizen.

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Tesla is not a boys name or a girls name. Its a surname which means its fine for either. My daughter is Tesla Nikole. She was named after Nikola Tesla. She is almost 15 and loves her name. Some people call her Tess.

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