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Hannibal Name Meaning

German: from a post-humanist personal name. English: from the personal name Anabel, an alteration of Amabel, a feminine name derived from Latin amabilis ‘lovable’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Hanna, Hanninen, Hannula, Annis, Hansel, Hannig, Hanni, Hannigan

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Hannibal Family Origin

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Hannibal Family Occupations

What did your Hannibal ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hannibal occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Hannibal's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hannibal family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hannibal.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farm Hand

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hannibal ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hannibal Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hannibal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hannibal census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Hannibal. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hannibal. For the veterans among your Hannibal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hannibal Life Expectancy

What is the average Hannibal lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Hannibal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hannibal in 1942 was 25, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hannibal

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hannibal ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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