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The meaning of the name Tristan is Tumult

The origin of the name Tristan is Welsh

Alternate spellings: Tristen, Tristin, Trystan, Triston, Traesten

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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Tristan was most popular in the year 1996 (#68)

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