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Tristan Meaning


What does Tristan mean?

The name Tristan is of English origin.

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".

Tristan is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Tris-tan.

The Given Name Tristan

The Arthurian legend name Tristan, has a wonderfully valiant quality.

Simple yet classic, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

Tristan has no variant spellings.

Tristan falls into the Arthurian legend name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Tristan Matthiae.

Tristan Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 108 in baby name popularity for boys with 3,607 occurrences. It ranked 2,525 in baby name popularity for girls with 71 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 101 in baby name popularity for boys with 3,902 occurrences. It ranked 2,341 in baby name popularity for girls with 79 occurrences.

The trend's your friend. See how Tristan has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Tristan Name Popularity Page.

Tristan Related Names

The name Tristao is a form of Tristan.

Famous Tristans

  • Tristan Matthiae ~ Actor

Tristan Numerology

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Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Tristan.

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Tristan Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Tristan in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Tristan.

Just for fun, see the name Tristan in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Tristan in Nautical Flags page.