Hannibal

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Male Male Name

Usage

Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

Phoenician name meaning 'grace of Bal' or 'gracious gift from Bal' [1] [2]

First element (Hanni-):
Phoenician hann = 'grace'

Last element (-bal):
Phoenician name of a God

Related Names

Hamball
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Norwegian
Hannibal
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Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

2 August

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

2 August

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Hannibal
Accusative: Hannibal
Dative: Hannibal
Genitive: Hannibals

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Hannibal Sehested (1609 – 23 September 1666), Danish statesman and Governor-general of Norway
  • Hannibal Sehested (16 November 1842 – 19 September 1924), Danish Council President from 27 April 1900 to 24 July 1901

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Denmark Denmark[3]
0 n.a. 401 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[4]
0 1 39 86
Iceland Iceland[5]
0 0 10 14
Norway Norway[6]
0 n.a. 7 n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
0 0 n.a. 6
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Hannibal.

Sources: [4] [3] [6] [7]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi