No. Of Syllables:2
No. Of Letters:7
Origin & Meaning
The meaning of Tristan is "riot, tumult".
It is also of Welsh origin, where its meaning is "bold" and Arthurian origin, where its meaning is "riot, Tumult".
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The name Tristao is a form of Tristan.
Tristan falls into the Arthurian legend name category.
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Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.
The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.