Polycarp, masculine name of Greek origin, its meaning is "He who is fruitful".
History and the Saint
Saint Polycarp, bishop and martyr. Prelate of the first half of the second century; disciple of saint John Evangelist and friend of San Ignacio of Antioquia. His stay in Rome is recognized in front of the Bishop of Smyrna on behalf of the Christians of the Church of Asia Minor in defense of the controversies about the Easter date. I also refute the Gnostics; his devout character prevented other doctrines from gaining adherents. He was imprisoned at the end of his life and his firmness in his faith condemned him to death, being burned in the stadium of Smyrna.
His Saint is celebrated on February 23, together with Saint Polycarp, priest.
Other Saints Polycarp: Saint Polycarp, martyr is celebrated on December 7.
Variant of Polycarp
Variant polycarp Polycarp.
Polycarp in other languages:
- Catalan: Polycarp, Polycarp.
- French: Polycarpe.
- English: Polycarp.
- Italian: Polycarp.
Famous, famous historical figures by the name of Polycarp
- Polycarp Bonilla, He was born in Tegucigalpa, Honduras in the year 1858; President of Honduras from 1894 to 1899.