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, Tristyn

People who like the name Tristan also like:

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

Names like Tristan:

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

Celebrity Babies with this Name:

Tristan Jay El Moussa - son of Tarek El Moussa and Heather Rae Young , born 2023

Stats for the Name Tristan

checkmark Tristan is currently #98 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Tristan is currently #253 in U.S. births

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Tristan - Patrick Wolf
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