Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. TANG-krid(English)

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

Other Languages & CulturesThankarat(Ancient Germanic) Tancredi(Italian) Tancredo(Portuguese (Brazilian))

People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   strong   rough   strange   complex   serious   nerdy  


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 1405.

Entry updated February 4, 2020