From the Greek name Πολυκαρπος (Polykarpos) meaning "fruitful, rich in fruit", ultimately from Greek πολυς (polys) "much" and καρπος (karpos) "fruit". Saint Polycarp was a 2nd-century bishop of Smyrna who was martyred by being burned at the stake and then stabbed.
Polycarp is baby boy name mainly popular in Christian religion and its main origin is . Polycarp name meanings is Fruitful. Other similar sounding names can be Pellegrino, Palashranjan.