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Traits associated with the name Tristan:

Dogs named Tristan tend to be loving, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Tristan?

Naming your dog Tristan suggests that you have a strong appreciation for classic literature and culture. It also suggests that you have a strong sense of loyalty and commitment, as Tristan is a character from the Arthurian legend who is known for his loyalty and devotion.

Is Tristan a good dog name?

Tristan has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Tristan isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Tristan is found in these categories:


  • Tristan ranks #1,966 with users of
  • Tristan ranks #1,221 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Tristan ranks #1,388 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

Tristan is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

In the past week, Tristan was viewed 46 times, and liked 4 times.

Most popular breeds named Tristan:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Cocker Spaniel
  4. Bichon Frise
  5. Dachshund

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Dog names like Tristan:

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Tristan dog name meaning

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Paul (New York, United States)
My dog is named Tristan. He is industrious, loving, intelligent, bold and a good companion. Not sad very often except if Princess kicks him out of his favorite bed.
February 28, 2022

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