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104k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Tristan

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Welsh
  • Meaning: Tumult
  • #614 All Time
  • #101 in 2014
Girls
Boys
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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 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 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Tristan" ranks #69 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Alabama. Imagine that, 80 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1997. Across the entire United States a total of 4,444 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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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 north 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 thoughtful, the caring you.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

I is for interest, you show in others.

S is for scholar, the brilliant in you.

T is for treasure, that of your friendship.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

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 "Airstnt". 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 Apr 10, 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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