Polycarp
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Given Name POLYCARP
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Πολυκαρπος (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: PAHL-ee-kahrp (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
From the Greek name Πολυκαρπος (Polykarpos) meaning "fruitful, rich in fruit", ultimately from Greek πολυς (polys) "much" and καρπος (karpos) "fruit". Saint Polycarp was a 2nd-century bishop of Smyrna who was martyred by fire.
Related Names
VARIANT: Polykarpos