Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Tancred m. Old Saxon thanc, thank 'thought' + Old Saxon rād, Old High German rāt 'counsel, advice'.

The name of a 12th C king of Sicily.

England
Latin
1189 Tancredus (nom) GASurv p. 149
France
Latin
1114 Tancredi (gen) CartNDJosaphat IV; 1115 Tancredus (nom) ibid. VI; 1120 Tancredus (nom) ibid. VIII
Italy
Latin
1198 Tancredi (gen) ChStBo1 III; 1285 Tancredi (gen) Perugia1285 p. 157
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Tancred". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Tancred.