What is the meaning of the name Tristan?

The name Tristan is primarily a gender-neutral name of Welsh origin that means Tumult.

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

Different Spellings of the name Tristan:

Tristen, Tristin, Trystan, Triston, Traesten

People who like the name Tristan also like:

Liam, Landon, Ethan, Aiden, Gabriel, Gavin, Caleb, Charlotte, Sophia, Isabella, Ava, Olivia, Scarlett, Chloe

Names like Tristan:

Tristana, Thurston, Tristany, Torsten, Thurstan, Tristian, Tresden, Truston

Stats for the Name Tristan

checkmark Tristan is currently #85 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Tristan is currently #226 in U.S. births

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Tristan - Patrick Wolf