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All about the name Tristan

Tristan
Welsh Origin
"Tumult"
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The name Tristan is of Welsh origin and means "Tumult." The origin is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word--the language in which it most appears.

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

Variations: Tristen, Tristin, Trystan, Triston, Traesten
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Tristan Stats
Tristan is on 10,368 BN name lists
Tristan is currently #85 on the BN charts
Tristan is currently #121 in U.S. births
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Tristan - Patrick Wolf