Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Pictish name probably derived from the old Celtic root *trusto- meaning "noise, tumult". This name was borne by several kings of the Picts, including their last king Drust X, who ruled in the 9th century.

Related Names

VariantDrest
DiminutiveDrustan
Other Languages & CulturesTristan(Arthurian Romance) Tristan, Tristen, Tristin, Triston(English) Tristram(English (British)) Tristan(French) Tristão(Portuguese) Tristán(Spanish) Drystan, Trystan(Welsh)

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Entry updated January 21, 2022