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108k
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since 1880

Tristan

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Welsh
  • Meaning: Tumult
  • #603 All Time
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How popular is the baby 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 12 0 12
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 64 15 49
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 494 95 399
1982 913 152 761
1983 1,025 169 856
1984 1,036 163 873
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 3,774 186 3,588
2006 5,599 194 5,405 #86 boy name
2007 5,524 194 5,330 #87 boy name
2008 5,811 157 5,654 #81 boy name
2009 5,490 144 5,346 #80 boy name
2010 4,987 99 4,888 #84 boy name
2011 4,829 108 4,721 #87 boy name
2012 4,504 87 4,417 #89 boy name
2013 4,075 75 4,000 #96 boy name
2014 3,956 61 3,895 #99 boy name
2015 3,964 79 3,885

Want to know about the popularity of the Tristan baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 108,171 babies born with the name Tristan in the United States. That's more than enough Tristans to occupy the territory of United States Virgin Islands (USA) with an estimated population of 106,405 (as of April 1, 2010). 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 5,654 babies. (That's a lot of baby Tristans)

According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Tristan" ranks #68 in popularity as a baby boy's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 19 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 2009. Across the entire United States a total of 5,490 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?

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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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Other Inspirations for the Name Tristan

Tristan And Isolde
Tristan Da Cunha
Tristan Wilds
Tristan Hemsworth
Tristan Prettyman
Tristan Evans
Tristan Thompson
Tristan Walker
Tristan Thompson College

Alternative Meanings

T is for treasure, of your friendship.

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

I is for interest, you show in others.

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

T is for tried, tried and true you.

A is for activities, for you have many.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Your name in reverse order is "Natsirt". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Sainrtt". 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 Jun 2, 1958

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 Central England approximately on 1325. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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