Gender Masculine
Scripts 𐤇𐤍𐤁𐤏𐤋(Phoenician)
Pronounced Pron. HAN-i-bəl(English)
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Meaning & History

From the Punic name 𐤇𐤍𐤁𐤏𐤋 meaning "grace of Ba'al", derived from Phoenician 𐤇𐤍 (ḥan) meaning "grace, favour" combined with the name of the god Ba'al. This name occurs often in Carthaginian history. It was most notably borne by the famed general and tactician Hannibal Barca, who threatened Rome during the Second Punic War in the 3rd century BC.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesAnnibale(Italian) Aníbal(Portuguese) Aníbal(Spanish)
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Denmark: August 2

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Entry updated April 5, 2022