Tristram
noun Etymology: Middle English Tristrem, from Anglo-French Tristan Date: 14th century the lover of Isolde of Ireland and husband of Isolde of Brittany in medieval legend

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  • Tristram — m English: from Celtic legend, the name borne by a hero of medieval romance. There are many different versions of the immensely popular and tragic story of Tristram and his love for Isolde. Generally, they agree that Tristram was an envoy sent by …   First names dictionary

  • Tristram — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Henry Baker Tristram (1822–1906), englischer Geistlicher, Bibelgelehrter, Reisender und Ornithologe Siehe auch: Tristrams Specht (Dryocopus javensis richardsi), eine in Korea beheimatete Unterart des… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tristram — [tris′trəm] n. [OFr Tristran, Tristan, altered (infl. by L tristis, sad) < Celt Drystan < drest, tumult, din] 1. a masculine name: dim. Tris; var. Tristam, Tristan 2. Medieval Legend a knight sent to Ireland by King Mark of Cornwall to… …   English World dictionary

  • Tristram — masc. proper name, name of a medieval hero, from Welsh Drystan, influenced by Fr. triste sad …   Etymology dictionary

  • Tristram — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Henry Baker Tristram. Tristram est une maison d’édition d’Auch (France). Créée en 1989 sous la forme d’une association pour publier le CD Discours aux animaux, elle devient une société en 1995[1]. Elle se… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Tristram — This is a most extraordinary British surname. Recorded in a wide range of spellings which include Tristram, Trustram, Trestron, Trustham and apparently the extraordinary dialectal transpositions of Trystrym, Trystrome, Tritsman, Trustman, and… …   Surnames reference

  • Tristram — noun variant of Tristan. But of all names in the universe he had the most unconquerable aversion for Tristram;he had the lowest and most contemptible opinion of it of any thing in the world,thinking it could possibly produce nothing in rerum… …   Wiktionary

  • Tristram — von dem gleich lautenden Rufnamen abgeleiteter Familienname. Tristram war die volkstümliche Form von Tristan (<kelt. Drystan zu kelt. drest, drust »[Waffen ]Lärm«, umgestaltet in Anlehnung an afranz. triste »traurig«), dessen tragische Liebe… …   Wörterbuch der deutschen familiennamen

  • Tristram — /tris treuhm/, n. 1. one of the knights of the Round Table, whose love for Iseult, wife of King Mark, is the subject of many romances. 2. a male given name. * * * …   Universalium

  • Tristram — englische Form von → Tristan (Bedeutung: Waffengeklirr) …   Deutsch namen

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