Given Name POLYCARP

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Πολυκαρπος (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: PAHL-ee-kahrp (English)   [details]

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 being burned at the stake and then stabbed.

Categories

food, fruits, nature, sweets
VARIANT: Polykarpos