Home > Hamilcar


What does Hamilcar mean?

Hamilcar Pronunciation of Hamilcar [hamil-car] as a boys' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Hamilcar is "son of Melqart". From hi and Melqart, the name of a Carthaginian god. Hamilcar Barca was a third-century Carthginian general and father of Hannibal.


Hamilcar has 2 variants: Amilcar and Amilcare.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Hamilcar Kruz (H.K.), ..

How popular is Hamilcar?

Hamilcar is a rare first name for males. Hamilcar is a unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Hannibal is the only prominent varying form of Hamilcar (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of this form of Hamilcar reached its most widespread in the 1880s. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hannibal in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hamilcar and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Amishar, Damar, Hadar, Hadlea (see Hadley), Haglea (see Hagley), Haidar, Haider, Hailey, Haily (see Haley), Haldan, Hallam, Halldor, Hallvard, Hallvor, Hallward, Halvar, Halvard, Halver, Halvor, Halward, Hamal, Hamar, Hamblin, Hamel, Hamelin, Hamell, Hamelton, Hamid, Hamil, Hamill, Hamilton, Hamish, Hamlen, Hamlet, Hamlin, Hamlyn, Hammad, Hammar, Hammer, Hammill, Hammur (see Hammer), Hamza, Handlea (see Hanley), Hanlea, Harendar, Harinder, Harlan, Harlea, Harolda, Hartlea, Havier, Haydar, Haylan, Hilal, Hilar, Hilary, Hillard, Hillary, Hiller, Hjallmar, Hjalmar, Homar, Jamar, Lamar, Millar, Palmar, Sacar (see Sachar), Templar, Tilar and Wilmar. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hamilcar.

See names
in meaning and etymology.