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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 touching, the way you show you are.

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

S is for serene, your calm time.

T is for time, you give to friends.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

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 "Atnsirt". How do you pronounce that?

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



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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 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Tristan" ranks #58 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Maine. Imagine that, 30 babies in Maine have the same name as you in 1996. Across the entire United States a total of 5,845 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 region near the Rockies? 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 Apr 11, 1999

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 Ontario approximately on 1425. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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