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GenderMasculine
PronouncedPron.hə-MIL-kahr English
HAM-!l-kahr English
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Meaning & History

Means "brother of Melqart" from Phoenician ha "brother" combined with the name of the god MELQART. Hamilcar was a 3rd-century BC Carthaginian general, the father of Hannibal.
Other Languages & CulturesAmilcare Italian Amílcar Portuguese Amílcar Spanish
Entry updated July 11, 2018