Meaning and Name Origin
Manuela \m(a)-nue-la\ as a girls' name (also used as boys' 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: Manuelita.
Manuela is a very prominent first name for women (#689 out of 4276, Top 16%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Manuela for girls. Manuela reached its apex rank of #444 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)