• Gender: Male
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: One Who Baal Has Favored

What is the meaning of the name Hannibal?

The name Hannibal is primarily a male name of Hebrew origin that means One Who Baal Has Favored.

Phoenician/Carthaginian form of Hananbaal. Hannibal Barka, Carthaginian General who won the battle of Cannae and took elephants over the Alps. Hannibal Lecter, villian from the novels and movies of Thomas Harris ("Red Dragon", "Silence of the Lambs").

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Hannibal - Dan Bern