Other Origin(s):German
Meaning:Thoughtful advice or counsel
Tancredi is a masculine Italian name with German origins, from the Old High German Thankarat, meaning “thoughtful advice or counsel.” Religious and kingly figures over the eras have borne Tancredi and its forms Tancred and Tancredo. A notable bearer includes Tancred Tancredi, an Italian missionary and ecclesiastic in the 12th and 13th centuries who was part of the first generation of Dominican friars. A name that celebrates friendship, diplomacy, and harmony, baby Tancredi will always be reminded that good communication, patience, and compassion are noble qualities to behold.
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