Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. hə-MIL-kahr(English)
HAM-əl-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.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesAmilcare(Italian) Amílcar(Portuguese) Amílcar(Spanish)

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Entry updated January 22, 2019