TANCRED
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: TANG-krid (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Norman form of a Germanic name meaning "thought and counsel", derived from the elements thank "thought" and rad "counsel". This was the name of a leader of the First Crusade, described by Torquato Tasso in his epic poem 'Jerusalem Delivered' (1580).
Related Names
VARIANT: Thankarat
OTHER LANGUAGES: Tancredi (Italian), Tancredo (Spanish)