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German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Tristan. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:

Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born after 1990

Origin and Meaning

1) English form of the Celtic name Drystan

Celtic drest, drust = 'riot', 'tumult'

2) Tristan is sometimes associated with the Latin word tristus = 'sad

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