Gender Masculine
Scripts Πολύκαρπος(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. PAHL-ee-kahrp(English)
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Meaning & History

From the Greek name Πολύκαρπος (Polykarpos) meaning "fruitful, rich in fruit", ultimately from Greek πολύς (polys) meaning "much" and καρπός (karpos) meaning "fruit". Saint Polycarp was a 2nd-century bishop of Smyrna who was martyred by being burned at the stake and then stabbed.

Related Names

VariantPolykarpos
Other Languages & CulturesPolikarp(Russian) Polikarp(Ukrainian)

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Entry updated May 29, 2020