- LANGUAGE FAMILY:
- indo-european > celtic
- celtic / welsh
- NAME ROOT:
- DRUST > DRUSTAN
- This is a given name of Welsh origin. It originates from the Pictish name Drustan a diminutive of Drust, probably from the Celtic “drest”, meaning “riot, tumult”. In modern Welsh appears as the noun “trwst” (plural trystau) and the verb “trystio” (to clatter). It became popularized through the character of Tristan, one of the Knights of the Round Table in Arthurian legend. The modern form is most likely influenced by the Latin root "tristis" ("tant triste" in the medieval French version of the myth), meaning "sad, sorrowful".
- WELSH MYTHOLOGY
- tristen, tristram, tristin, triston
- trystan, Triztan
- drystan, trystan
- trista, tristine
Use in other languages
- Italian - Medieval
- hungarian - magyar
Geographical spread (only living languages)
Popularity & Ranking
#97UNITED STATES RANKING
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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)
- Numerological Values:
If a person's name-number is 2, he is considered to be co-operative and highly adaptable to any circumstance in life. 2 is associated with teamwork, mediating and working for the goodness of others. People with the name-number 2 tend to be good friends and are kind, helpful individuals.
- Chakra Number:
- 2: The number of the Sacral Chakra "Swadhisthana"
Orange is the color of your second chakra, which is located bellow the navel. The main energy of this color is creativity and feelings. Explore the color of your sacral chakra in depth and discover the gifts and challenges of orange color.
- Color meaning:
The color orange radiates warmth and happiness, combining the physical energy and stimulation of red with the cheerfulness of yellow. Orange relates to 'gut reaction' or our gut instincts, as opposed to the physical reaction of red or the mental reaction of yellow. Orange offers emotional strength in difficult times. It helps us to bounce back from disappointments and despair, assisting in recovery from grief.
Notable people and personalities
Tristan Bernard, French Writer, Playwright, Journalist
Tristan Corbiere, French Poet
Tristan De Luna Y Arellano, Spanish Conqueror
Tristan Hoffman, Dutch Road Cyclist And Sports Manager
Tristan Jaxx, American Adult Actor And Disc Jockey
Tristan Manacorda, Italian Physicist And Academic
Tristan Murail (born 1947) French Composer
Tristan Pangaro, Italian Footballer
Tristan Paul Mack Wilds (born 1989) American Actor
Tristan Peersman, Belgian Footballer
Tristan Rogers (born 1946) Australian American Actor
Tristan Sturrock (born 1968) British Theater Actor
Tristan Thompson, Canadian Basketball Player
Tristan Tzara, Romanian Poet And Essayist
Tristan Vauclair, Swiss Ice Hockey Player
Tristan Walker, Canadian Luger