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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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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1946505
1948909
1949505
1950606
1951707
195212012
1953909
1954505
1955909
195615015
1957707
1958505
195911011
196010010
196113013
196227522
196331526
196417017
1965341222
196641833
1967461630
1968651649
1969631548
1970842163
19711122290
19721062977
1973942272
19741283395
197515138113
197614737110
197715232120
197817138133
197920635171
198025142209
198149295397
1982912152760
19831,024169855
19841,035163872
19851,2381781,060
19861,094172922
19871,070139931
1988943141802
1989900137763
1990891140751
1991839116723
1992739116623
1993675108567
199458897491
19953,3722843,088
19965,8453865,459#68 boy name
19974,4442514,193#92 boy name
19984,4202514,169#92 boy name
19994,0351943,841#99 boy name
20003,7362063,530
20013,7721973,575
20023,9862633,723
20033,8612283,633
20043,6862093,477
20053,7731863,587
20065,5981935,405#86 boy name
20075,5241945,330#87 boy name
20085,8081575,651#81 boy name
20095,4901445,346#80 boy name
20104,985994,886#84 boy name
20114,8241084,716#87 boy name
20124,502874,415#89 boy name
20134,068753,993#96 boy name
20143,933613,872#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 first appeared 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 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Tristan" ranks #99 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Wisconsin. Imagine that, 71 babies in Wisconsin have the same name as you in 2011. Across the entire United States a total of 4,824 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Tristan" mean?

Tristan (Welsh): Tumult

The name "Tristan" is of Welsh origin and it means "Tumult". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls. There are 2 other names that are similar to this one.

T is for time, you give to friends.

R is for rational, the way you think.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

S is for smile, it gives you face value.

T is for tender, loving nature.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Your name in reverse order is "Natsirt". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Tsnaitr". 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.

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 west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Tristan

Tristán Ulloa

Tristán was born in 1970.

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Tristan Puehse

Tristan was born in 1997.

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Past life for Tristan born Nov 29, 1976

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Alaska approximately on 1350. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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