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The name Tancredi is a boy's name . Tancredi and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Sibset Makeover Game! Boys".

Variation of Tancredo

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Famous People Named Tancredi

Tancredi "Tank" Palamara, Italian rock guitarist
Tancredi Pasero, Italian operatic bass

Pop Culture References for the name Tancredi

Tancredi in, 'La Gerusalemme liberata (Jerusalem Delivered)' by Torquato Tasso
Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda, musical work by Claudio Monteverdi
Tancredi, opera by Gioachino Rossini (1813)
Frank and Sara Tancredi, characters on TV's Prison Break
Tancredi Falconieri, a character in The Leopard by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa

Tancred or Tankred is a masculine given name of Germanic origin. Tankrad comes from thank- (thought) and -rad (counsel), meaning "well-thought advice". It was used in the High Middle Ages mainly by the Normans and especially associated with the Hauteville family in Italy. It is rare today as a first name, but still common as a Norman surname: Tanqueray. Its Italian form is Tancredi and in Latin it is Tancredus. Its Italian patronymic is also Tancredi.