Given Name HAMILCAR

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: hə-MIL-kahr (English), HAM-il-kahr (English)   [details]

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/CULTURES: Amilcare (Italian), Amílcar (Portuguese), Amílcar (Spanish)