Boy Names baby name Tristram

What does the name Tristram mean?

The meaning of the name “Tristram” is: “Sad; Tumult”.

Additional information: Tristram is a variant transcription of the Old French Tristran (Tristan), originated from the Celtic – Gaelic Drystan or Drust, from Drest (tumult, a riot). The name is known from Middle Ages famous story of the The name Tristram tragic hero Tristan, the knight of the Round table and Isolde. The story is found in many poems, tragedies but also as an opera by Wagner.