Given Name PANCRAS

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: PAN-krəs  [details]

Meaning & History

Medieval English form of PANCRATIUS. The relics of the 4th-century saint Pancratius were sent to England by Pope Gregory the Great, leading to the saint's veneration there.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Pancratius, Pankratios (Ancient Greek), Pankraz (German), Pancrazio (Italian), Pankrati, Pankratiy (Russian)
Entry updated October 11, 2012