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Hannibal is one of the oldest family names to come from the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is derived from the female personal name Anabel, which was originally derived from the Latin word amablis, which means lovable.

Hannibal Early Origins



The surname Hannibal was first found in Norfolk, where the Hannibal family held a family seat from ancient times. The name was first documented in census rolls taken by the early rules of Britain in order to determine the rate of taxation.

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Hannibal Spelling Variations


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Hannibal Spelling Variations



Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Hannibal has undergone many spelling variations, including Annabell, Anabell, Anebelle, Annabal, Annable, Anable, Amable, Amabilis, Annible, Hunnable, Hannibal, Honeyball, Honeybell and many more.

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Hannibal Early History


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Hannibal Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hannibal research. Another 443 words (32 lines of text) covering the years 1166, 1256, 1275, 1282, 1300 and 1500 are included under the topic Early Hannibal History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hannibal Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hannibal Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hannibal Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hannibal Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Julian Hannibal arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Forfarshire" in 1848

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hannibal (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hannibal (post 1700)



  • Robin Hannibal (b. 1981), Danish record producer, songwriter, remixer and musician
  • Heinrich Hannibal (1889-1971), German Waffen SS Brigadeführer and Generalmajor of Polizei during World War II awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    3. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    4. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    5. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    8. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
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    The Hannibal Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hannibal Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 28 December 2015 at 14:25.

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