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Hannibal Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Hannibal?

The rare name Hannibal was the 5,576th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States in 2018.

Hannibal, is a possible choice for parents seeking a more unique name.

Position 1004, its highest popularity RANKING, was reached in 1885.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 2015 with 19 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Hannibal was less than 5, most recently in 2004.

Where is the name Hannibal popularity headed?

Currently, the name is at a very high point when compared to its most popular year.

The popularity trend for Hannibal has steadily increased for a while. Of late, continuing the trend, the number of parents selecting the name Hannibal for their newborn has risen.

The name Hannibal is mostly unused but will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

*Mouse over the charts or scroll down to the table for data details.

 
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   Hannibal (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 16 5,576
2017 12 6,824
2016 17 5,377
2015 19 4,935
2014 17 5,325
2013 8 9,078
2012 13 6,431
2011 15 5,766
2010 7 10,028
2009 7 10,223
2008 7 10,249
2007 14 6,021
2006 6 11,130
2005 7 9,469
2004 < 5 --
2003 < 5 --
2002 7 8,785
2001 7 8,621
2000 8 7,713
1999 6 9,113
1998 7 7,880
1997 9 6,272
1996 10 5,695
1995 9 6,095
1994 12 4,901
1993 10 5,498
1992 < 5 --
1991 10 5,235
1990 11 4,797
1989 13 4,121
1988 11 4,279
1987 13 3,603
1986 8 5,035
1985 14 3,280
1984 14 3,164
1983 15 2,970
1982 14 3,179
1981 9 4,287
1980 17 2,767
1979 10 3,911
1978 6 5,335
1977 15 2,826
1976 7 4,600
1975 6 5,042
1974 8 3,973
1973 10 3,299
1972 12 2,890
1971 9 3,474
1970 5 5,004
1969 6 4,127
1968 6 3,872
1967 5 4,199
1966 8 3,078
1965 < 5 --
1964 < 5 --
1963 6 3,792
1962 6 3,799
1961 < 5 --
1960 7 3,473
1959 9 2,909
1958 < 5 --
1957 < 5 --
1956 < 5 --
1955 < 5 --
1954 < 5 --
1953 < 5 --
1952 6 3,519
1951 < 5 --
1950 < 5 --
1949 < 5 --
1948 < 5 --
1947 6 3,514
1946 < 5 --
1945 < 5 --
1944 < 5 --
1943 < 5 --
1942 < 5 --
1941 < 5 --
1940 7 2,977
1939 < 5 --
1938 8 2,744
1937 6 3,301
1936 < 5 --
1935 7 3,087
1934 < 5 --
1933 5 3,870
1932 5 3,995
1931 < 5 --
1930 < 5 --
1929 8 3,094
1928 < 5 --
1927 7 3,602
1926 6 3,910
1925 11 2,657
1924 11 2,726
1923 5 4,504
1922 6 4,040
1921 14 2,302
1920 < 5 --
1919 < 5 --
1918 8 3,226
1917 6 3,727
1916 < 5 --
1915 9 2,710
1914 8 2,524
1913 9 2,000
1912 < 5 --
1911 < 5 --
1910 < 5 --
1909 5 1,557
1908 < 5 --
1907 < 5 --
1906 < 5 --
1905 < 5 --
1904 < 5 --
1903 < 5 --
1902 < 5 --
1901 < 5 --
1900 < 5 --
1899 5 1,111
1898 < 5 --
1897 < 5 --
1896 < 5 --
1895 < 5 --
1894 < 5 --
1893 < 5 --
1892 < 5 --
1891 < 5 --
1890 < 5 --
1889 < 5 --
1888 < 5 --
1887 < 5 --
1886 < 5 --
1885 5 1,004
1884 < 5 --
1883 < 5 --
1882 < 5 --
1881 < 5 --
1880 < 5 --

United States name popularity data is provided by the Social Security Administration and is based on Social Security card applications.

Data for a given year is not made available until well into the next year.

Data reflects what was recorded and has not been edited for errors, so for example the gender associated with a name may be incorrect.

The more babies that are given a particular name, the higher the popularity ranking. If multiple names have the same usage, the tie is broken by assigning popularity rank in alphabetical order. Therefore in the case of names with fewer occurrences, names with the same number of occurrences may have vastly different rankings because they will be interranked alphabetically.

To safeguard privacy, the SSA does not include names with less than 5 occurrences.

Please note, we update the data each May when the SSA releases new figures. All data changes at that time, including previous years, which will change minutely based on new information.