Tesla: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Tesla

Tesla

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I think of this as a boy's name because of the AC inventor Tesla.

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

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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.

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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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