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104k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Tristan

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Welsh
  • Meaning: Tumult
  • #614 All Time
  • #101 in 2014
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12k Trista (American)
< 1k Tristany (American)
< 1k Tristana (Spanish)

How popular is the name "Tristan" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1946 5 0 5
1948 9 0 9
1949 5 0 5
1950 6 0 6
1951 7 0 7
1952 12 0 12
1953 9 0 9
1954 5 0 5
1955 9 0 9
1956 15 0 15
1957 7 0 7
1958 5 0 5
1959 11 0 11
1960 10 0 10
1961 13 0 13
1962 27 5 22
1963 31 5 26
1964 17 0 17
1965 34 12 22
1966 41 8 33
1967 46 16 30
1968 65 16 49
1969 63 15 48
1970 84 21 63
1971 112 22 90
1972 106 29 77
1973 94 22 72
1974 128 33 95
1975 151 38 113
1976 147 37 110
1977 152 32 120
1978 171 38 133
1979 206 35 171
1980 251 42 209
1981 492 95 397
1982 912 152 760
1983 1,024 169 855
1984 1,035 163 872
1985 1,238 178 1,060
1986 1,094 172 922
1987 1,070 139 931
1988 943 141 802
1989 900 137 763
1990 891 140 751
1991 839 116 723
1992 739 116 623
1993 675 108 567
1994 588 97 491
1995 3,372 284 3,088
1996 5,845 386 5,459 #68 boy name
1997 4,444 251 4,193 #92 boy name
1998 4,420 251 4,169 #92 boy name
1999 4,035 194 3,841 #99 boy name
2000 3,736 206 3,530
2001 3,772 197 3,575
2002 3,986 263 3,723
2003 3,861 228 3,633
2004 3,686 209 3,477
2005 3,773 186 3,587
2006 5,598 193 5,405 #86 boy name
2007 5,524 194 5,330 #87 boy name
2008 5,808 157 5,651 #81 boy name
2009 5,490 144 5,346 #80 boy name
2010 4,985 99 4,886 #84 boy name
2011 4,824 108 4,716 #87 boy name
2012 4,502 87 4,415 #89 boy name
2013 4,068 75 3,993 #96 boy name
2014 3,933 61 3,872 #101 boy name

Want to know about the populiarty of Tristan? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 104,156 babies born with the name Tristan in the United States. That's more than enough Tristans to occupy the country of Tonga with an estimated population of 103,036 (as of November 30, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1946 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Tristan" was in 2008 with a total of 5,651 babies. (That's a lot of baby Tristans)

According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Tristan" ranks #62 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Vermont. Imagine that, 13 babies in Vermont have the same name as you in 2002. Across the entire United States a total of 3,986 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Tristan popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Tristan in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Tristan" mean? The list below shows the origins of Tristan as well as things modernly associated with the name Tristan such as celebrities named Tristan.

Welsh

Origin and Meaning of Tristan

The name "Tristan" is of Welsh origin, and it means "Tumult". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Tristán Ulloa

Tristán was born in 1970.

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Tristan Puehse

Tristan was born in 1997.

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Alternative Meanings

T is for traditional, somewhat old fashioned.

R is for relax, you know how!

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

S is for scholar, the brilliant in you.

T is for teacher, you truly are.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Your name in reverse order is "Natsirt". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Tstnari". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Tristan born Jan 26, 1963

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Japan approximately on 1725. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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