Tristan has many origins to claim. In Celtic, the name means ‘tumult’ or ‘outcry’. In Arthurian legend, we see a Knight in the name ‘Tristan’. He was one of the Knights of Round Table and also believed to be a tragic hero in the tale ‘Tristram and Isolde’.
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Knows, this name is symbolized with pure love, as in the tale Isolde dies near the deathbed of Tristan. The name in the modern times might have originated from the Latin roots. In Latin, the word ‘Tristis’ means ‘sad’ or ‘sorrowful’. People with this name exhibits innate leadership and would like to be independent.