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Meaning & History

Pictish name probably derived from Celtic drest meaning "riot" or "tumult". This name was borne by several kings of the Picts, including their last king Drust X, who ruled in the 9th century.
VariantDrest
DiminutiveDrustan
Other Languages & CulturesTristan Arthurian Romance Tristan, Tristen, Tristin, Triston English Tristram English (British) Tristan French Tristão Portuguese Tristán Spanish Drystan, Tristan, Trystan Welsh

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Entry added July 28, 2009   Contribute