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Gender Masculine
Scripts Πανκρατιος(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Latinized form of Greek Πανκρατιος (Pankratios), derived from παν (pan) "all" and κρατος (kratos) "power". Early Byzantine Christians used this as a title of Christ. It was borne by two saints, a 1st-century Sicilian martyr and a semi-legendary 4th-century Roman martyr.
VariantPankratios
Other Languages & CulturesPancras(English) Pankraz(German) Pancrazio(Italian) Pankrati, Pankratiy(Russian)
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