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Hannibal History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



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.


Early Origins of the Hannibal family


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.

Early History of the Hannibal family


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Another 222 words (16 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.

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.

Early Notables of the Hannibal family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Hannibal family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hannibal Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Julian Hannibal, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Forfarshire" in 1848 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Forfarshire 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Forfarshire.htm

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
  • Lee Hannibal Hamlin (b. 1902), American Republican politician, Member of Missouri State House of Representatives from Jackson County 10th District, 1943-46, 1955-56 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Vice Admiral Harley Hannibal Christy (1870-1950), United States Navy officer during the Spanish-American War and World War I
  • Vice Admiral Harley Hannibal Christie (1870-1950), American Navy officer during the Spanish-American War and World War I
  • Hannibal Emery Hamlin (1858-1938), American Republican politician, Member of Maine State House of Representatives, 1893-95; Member of Maine State Senate, 1899-1901; Maine State Attorney General, 1905-08 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Hannibal Hamlin (1809-1891), American Republican politician, U.S. Senator from Maine, 1848-57, 1857-61, 1869-81; Governor of Maine, 1857; Vice President of the United States, 1861-65; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1865-66 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Hannibal Hamlin (1809-1891), American political leader, 15th Vice President of the United States (1861-1865) serving under President Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War
  • Hannibal Lafayette Godwin (1873-1929), American politician, U.S. Congressman from North Carolina
  • Hannibal Lafayette Godwin (1873-1929), American Democrat politician, Member of North Carolina State Senate, 1903-04; Member of North Carolina Democratic State Executive Committee, 1904-06 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) FORFARSHIRE 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Forfarshire.htm
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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