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Hannibal Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Hannibal?

The rare name Hannibal was the 5,601st Most Popular Boys Name in the United States in 2016.

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 been moving upward for a while. Of late however, the number of parents selecting the name Hannibal for their newborn has remained about the same.

The name Hannibal is mostly unused and has recently started to plateu at its present level but may also begin to make a more decisive move up or down.

*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
2016 16 5,601
2015 19 4,928
2014 17 5,319
2013 8 9,068
2012 13 6,429
2011 15 5,766
2010 7 10,025
2009 7 10,220
2008 7 10,247
2007 14 6,020
2006 6 11,129
2005 7 9,468
2004 < 5 --
2003 < 5 --
2002 7 8,785
2001 7 8,620
2000 8 7,712
1999 6 9,111
1998 7 7,879
1997 9 6,269
1996 10 5,693
1995 9 6,095
1994 12 4,901
1993 10 5,498
1992 < 5 --
1991 10 5,234
1990 11 4,796
1989 13 4,120
1988 11 4,279
1987 13 3,598
1986 8 5,031
1985 14 3,277
1984 14 3,163
1983 15 2,970
1982 14 3,178
1981 9 4,285
1980 17 2,766
1979 10 3,911
1978 6 5,330
1977 15 2,825
1976 7 4,599
1975 6 5,041
1974 8 3,974
1973 10 3,299
1972 12 2,891
1971 9 3,472
1970 5 5,008
1969 7 3,728
1968 6 3,870
1967 5 4,201
1966 8 3,077
1965 < 5 --
1964 < 5 --
1963 6 3,792
1962 6 3,801
1961 < 5 --
1960 7 3,470
1959 9 2,912
1958 < 5 --
1957 < 5 --
1956 < 5 --
1955 < 5 --
1954 < 5 --
1953 < 5 --
1952 6 3,521
1951 < 5 --
1950 < 5 --
1949 < 5 --
1948 < 5 --
1947 5 3,954
1946 < 5 --
1945 < 5 --
1944 < 5 --
1943 < 5 --
1942 < 5 --
1941 < 5 --
1940 7 2,974
1939 < 5 --
1938 8 2,744
1937 6 3,300
1936 < 5 --
1935 7 3,087
1934 < 5 --
1933 5 3,868
1932 5 3,993
1931 < 5 --
1930 < 5 --
1929 8 3,094
1928 < 5 --
1927 7 3,602
1926 6 3,910
1925 11 2,655
1924 11 2,726
1923 5 4,506
1922 6 4,042
1921 14 2,303
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.