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Hannibal Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Hannibal?

The rare name Hannibal was the 6,808th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States in 2017.

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 mid 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
2017 12 6,808
2016 17 5,374
2015 19 4,933
2014 17 5,323
2013 8 9,074
2012 13 6,429
2011 15 5,766
2010 7 10,025
2009 7 10,222
2008 7 10,248
2007 14 6,021
2006 6 11,130
2005 7 9,468
2004 < 5 --
2003 < 5 --
2002 7 8,785
2001 7 8,620
2000 8 7,713
1999 6 9,112
1998 7 7,879
1997 9 6,271
1996 10 5,695
1995 9 6,095
1994 12 4,900
1993 10 5,499
1992 < 5 --
1991 10 5,234
1990 11 4,796
1989 13 4,120
1988 11 4,279
1987 13 3,600
1986 8 5,033
1985 14 3,279
1984 14 3,164
1983 15 2,970
1982 14 3,179
1981 9 4,284
1980 17 2,766
1979 10 3,911
1978 6 5,331
1977 15 2,825
1976 7 4,600
1975 6 5,043
1974 8 3,973
1973 10 3,298
1972 12 2,890
1971 9 3,473
1970 5 5,005
1969 6 4,126
1968 6 3,871
1967 5 4,200
1966 8 3,076
1965 < 5 --
1964 < 5 --
1963 6 3,792
1962 6 3,800
1961 < 5 --
1960 7 3,471
1959 9 2,912
1958 < 5 --
1957 < 5 --
1956 < 5 --
1955 < 5 --
1954 < 5 --
1953 < 5 --
1952 6 3,520
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 3,300
1936 < 5 --
1935 7 3,087
1934 < 5 --
1933 5 3,870
1932 5 3,994
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 4,506
1922 6 4,041
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.