Tristram name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tristram

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  1. (Middle Ages) the nephew of the king of Cornwall who (according to legend) fell in love with his uncle's bride (Iseult) after they mistakenly drank a love potion that left them eternally in love with each other
  1. A male given name from the Celtic languages, variant of Tristan.

Notable Persons Named Tristram

Notable Persons Named Tristram

Tristram Hunt

Tristram Hunt is a for Stoke-on-Trent Central, Shadow Secretary of State for Education, Member of Parliament, and forStoke-on-Trent Central. Tristram was born on May 31st, 1974 in Cambridge.

Tristram Shapeero

Tristram Shapeero is a television director. He has had major accomplishments since 1990. Tristram was born in 1966 in Bath, Somerset.

Tristram "Tris" Coffin

Tristram "Tris" Coffin was a film and television actor. He was most active from 1939 to 1977. Tristram was born on August 13th, 1909 in Mammoth, Utah, U.S. He died on March 26th, 1990.

Tristram Stuart

Tristram Stuart is an author and activist. Tristram was born in 1977 in London, England.

Tristram Cary

Tristram Cary was a composer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1943 to 1998. Tristram was given the name Tristram Ogilvie Cary on May 14th, 1925 in Oxford, England, UK. He left this life on April 24th, 2008.

Tristram Coffin

Tristram Coffin was a farmer and magistrate. Tristram was given the name Tristram Coffyn in 1609 in Brixton, Devon. He breathed his last breath on October 2nd, 1681.

  • Tristram Dalton
  • Tristram Risdon
  • Tristram P. Coffin
    University Professor
  • Tristram Potter Coffin
    University Professor
  • Tristram T. Hyde

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tristram

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tristram

Henry Baker Tristram

Henry Baker Tristram was a scientist in the field of ornithology. Henry was born on May 11th, 1822 in Eglingham, Northumberland. He passed away on March 8th, 1906.

David Tristram

David Tristram is a writer.

John Tristram

He left this life in 1985.

Thomas Hutchinson Tristram

Thomas was born on September 25th, 1825. He breathed his last breath on March 8th, 1912.

J. W. Tristram

J. was born on October 7th, 1870. He breathed his last breath on August 19th, 1938.

Jenna Tristram

Jenna Tristram is an athlete for the Brisbane Roar FC (W-League) and Australia women's national soccer team. Jenna was born on October 28th, 1986 in Coffs Harbour.


Fun Facts about the name Tristram

  • How Popular is the name Tristram? Tristram is the 35,845th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tristram have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 114 babies born with the first name Tristram in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tristram to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tristram? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1958 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tristram first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tristram is Wednesday, September 25th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Tristram born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tristram was in 1987 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Tristram: The name spelled backwards is Martsirt. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Smiratrt. How do you pronounce that?
  • Tristram name meaning

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