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  1. Norman leader in the First Crusade who played an important role in the capture of Jerusalem (1078-1112)
  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Tancred

Tancred Ibsen was a film director, screenwriter, officer, pilot, and officer (armed forces). Tancred was born as the child of Sigurd Ibsen on July 11th, 1893 in Gausdal. He passed away on December 4th, 1978.


Tancred was born in 1658. He passed away in 1748.


Tancred Borenius was an art historian and diplomat. Tancred was born on July 14th, 1885 in Vyborg. He breathed his last breath on September 2nd, 1948.


Tancred was born in 1185 in Sienna. He left this life on September 9th, 1241.


Tancred was born in 1876. He died in 1951.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Tancred

Louis Tancred is a cricketer.


Bernard Tancred was a cricketer. Bernard was born on August 20th, 1865 in Port Elizabeth. He left this life on November 23rd, 1911.


Bill Tancred is an athlete. Bill was born on August 6th, 1942 in Quetta.


Vincent Tancred is a cricketer.


His military service ended in 1878. James was born on September 17th, 1864. James is also known as James Charles Cleghorn. He died on September 9th, 1943.


Henry Tancred was a New Zealand Legislative Council. Henry was born in England. He left this life on April 27th, 1884.


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Fun Facts about the name Tancred

  • When was the first name Tancred first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Tancred is Tuesday, May 19th, 1874.
  • How unique is the name Tancred? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Tancred. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Tancred: Your name in reverse order is Dercnat. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cdtraen. How do you pronounce that?

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