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.
In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 101
in baby name popularity for boys with 3,885 occurrences. It ranked 2,339
in baby name popularity for girls with 79 occurrences.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 100 in baby name popularity for boys with 3,895 occurrences. It ranked 2,823 in baby name popularity for girls with 61 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.
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Tristan Name Fun
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.
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