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The meaning of the name Tristan is Tumult
The origin of the name Tristan is Welsh
Alternate spellings for the name Tristan: Tristen, Tristin, Trystan, Triston, Traesten
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Notes: Originally a male name, it has now crossed over for females, as well. The spelling of Tristan was probably affected by French word "triste" meaning "sad," after the story of Tristan and Isolde, a doomed romance. "Tristan und Isolde," opera by Wagner
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