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 name was common among the medieval Norman nobility of southern Italy. It was borne by 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 April 25, 2021