What does Tristian mean?
Tristian /tris-t-ian/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Celtic origin. Tristian is a variant form of Tristan (Celtic): from a Celtic name. Compare surname Tristani.
How popular is Tristian?
Tristian is an uncommon given name for men. Tristian is an equivalently rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Tristian for boys. Tristian entered the list in 1995 and reached its apex position of #592 in the U.S. in the year 1996, and is at #878 presently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Tristian and related names. Tristan (#101 last year), Tristen (#507), Tristin, Triston (#856) and Trystan are the prominent variation forms of Tristian (#878 last year). Usage of these boy names was at its most widespread in 1996 (usage of 0.5965%) and has become much less since (usage 0.2763%, 53.7% less), with the forms Tristian, Tristin, Triston and Trystan becoming less fashionable. Tristan (#101) and Tristen (#507) are two of the more chic birth names here. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)