Meaning and name origin
Manuela \m(a)-nue-la\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Manuela), is pronounced mahn-WAY-lah. It is of Spanish and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Manuela is "God is with us". Feminine of Emmanuel.
Manuela ▾ has 1 variant form: Manuelita.
Manuela is a very popular first name for females (#689 out of 4276, Top 16%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Manuela for girls. Manuela reached its highest rank of #444 in the U.S. in 1920-1929. (2014 statistics).