Name Hannibal - meaning, origin, popularity 

Hannibal name meaning

Gender: Boy
Origin: Phoenician
Usage: German, English, Icelandic, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Hannibal ha-nni-bal
Meaning: Thanks to the God Baal and Grace of Bal Or Gracious Gift from Bal
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What does Hannibal mean?

Noteworthy and Venerable boy name Hannibal is rooted from Phoenician, substantially used in English, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, German, Swedish and Icelandic languages, meaning of Hannibal is "Grace of God Baal or Grace of Bal Or Gracious Gift from Bal".

How do I pronounce Hannibal?

ha-nni-bal is the most common way to pronounce three syllabled Hannibal. The other ways to say the name is han-ih-bal.

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How popular is the name Hannibal?

Hannibal is an uncommon baby name in United States, although it has been in use since 1885 but could not make beyond the top 1000. Over 712 people have been named Hannibal in United States. Hannibal is a rare baby name in France where it is still in use. Also, Hannibal is a familiar name in Philippines. According to our estimate, at least 1000 people have been bestowed Hannibal around the globe.

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Numerological analysis of Hannibal

You are an ambitious person, who's driven by success and high aspirations. Sometimes, you are self-doubtful. Other times, your self-confidence is high. Focus on your dreams and create the life you always imagined for yourself. You want to help others and leave an impression. You should learn to live in the moment. Planning is what keeps your mind in shape. Waking up at the same time every day, five times a week, makes you feel nervous and steals your energy away.

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Famous people named Hannibal

  • Hannibal Gisco, Carthaginian military commander
  • Hannibal Sehested, Dano-Norwegian statesman and son-in-law of King Christian IV
  • Hannibal Sehested, was Danish Council President
  • Hannibal Valdimarsson, politician from Iceland
  • Hannibal Mago, grandson of Hamilcar Mago
  • Hannibal Hamlin, American attorney and politician
  • Hannibal Lafayette Godwin, Democratic U.S. Congressman
  • Hannibal Goodwin, patented a method for making transparent
  • Hannibal Kimball, American entrepreneur and important businessman
  • Hannibal Navies, former American football player in the NFL
  • Hannibal Lokumbe, American jazz trumpeter and composer
  • Hannibal Price, Haitian diplomat and politician
  • Hannibal Hawkins Macarthur, Australian colonist, politician
  • Hannibal, general of the Phoenician state of Ancient Carthage
  • Hannibal Harbo Rasmussen in Koncert ved Christiansborg as Actor
  • Hannibal Buress in Neighbors as Actor

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