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The name Tristan is of Welsh origin, and means riot or tumult.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Tristan has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Tristan
Use of the Name Tristan for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
50,232 50,232 49,265 38,561 17,831 7,034 3,423
The table below indicates the number of times the name Tristan has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Tristan first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1971, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Tristan
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
197187188  
197291477  
197395971  
197482995  
1975792111  
1976789111  
1977790118  
1978735132  
1979668164  
1980605207  
1981416394  
1982275761976152
1983248847899169
1984251870916163
19852221,058895178
1986244921927172
1987248930  
1988288801  
1989312764  
1990330751  
1991337721  
1992371623  
1993409567  
1994452489  
19951213,087721284
1996685,454591386
1997924,188827251
1998924,166850250
1999993,835  
20001053,525  
20011083,566  
20021033,706868263
20031133,611  
20041163,423  
Totals:  50,232 2,268

During the last 125 years, parents have used Tristan as a boy's name about 95% of the time and less frequently (about 4% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Tristan appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 34 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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