Tristan

Tristan - A very unique female name



  Feb 19,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Tristan, meaning noise or sorrowful, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1970 on position #2266. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Tristan and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Tristan? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Tristan. The baby girl name Tristan was given to 37 baby girls in 2012, ranking #2315 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 38,196 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Tristan peaked in popularity 21 years ago in 1996 on position 578.



Famous with this name

Tristan Göbel
Tristan Rogers
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Tristan is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Tristan is currently topping the baby name charts in Kentucky at position #629 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,504.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Tristan is where you live.


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Tristan origin and meaning

Tristan is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means noise or sorrowful. To see famous people named Tristan, pop culture references for the name Tristan and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Tristan

We've found the following names that sound similar to Tristan, sorted by popularity.

Trista / Tristen / Teresita / Tristin / Tristyn / Trystan / Tristian / Trysta / Tristine / Tristina /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20122315
20112082
20102390
20091603
20081512
20071273
20061331
20051298
20041144
2003965
2002869
20011102
20001115
19991106
1998854
1997868
1996578
1995735
19941736
19931749
19921704
19911494
19901345
19891336
19881280
19871175
19861064
1985960
1984980
1983958
19821145
19811483
19803650
19793541
19772436
19762767
19752178
19742317
19713053
19702266

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Kentucky629
Virginia1003
Maryland1021
Texas2102
California2504

Even more about Tristan


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Tristan a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Tristan?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1996
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Tristan
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 38,196
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1970
2012 births +37

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