What does Emmanuel mean?
Emmanuel \e-mma-nuel\ as a boys' name is pronounced ee-MAN-yoo-el. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Emmanuel is "God is with us". The Hebrew form Immanuel is used in the Old Testament while Emmanuel is used in the New. Biblical: a name-title for the promised Messiah. Fashion designer Emmanuel Ungaro; pianist Emmanuel Ax.
Emmanuel has 23 variants: Eman, Emanual, Emanuel, Emanuele, Emmanouil, Emmanual, Emmonual, Emmonuel, Emonual, Emonuel, Imanuel, Immanuel, Immanuele, Man, Mannie, Manny, Manoel, Manola, Manolo, Manual, Manuel, Manuela and Manuelo.
Emmanuel is a very popular first name for men (#512 out of 1220, Top 42%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#14395 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Emmanuel for boys. Emmanuel entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its apex position of #144 in the U.S. in the year 2009, and is at #165 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Emmanuel and related names. Prominent variation forms of Emmanuel (#165 last year) appearing in the Top 1000 are Manuel (#265 last year), Emanuel (#331), Immanuel and Mannie. These boy names were at the apex of their popularity in 2008 (usage of 0.5%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.4478%, down 10.4%). Emmanuel (#165) and Emanuel (#331) are two of the more trendy names for newborns among these, with Emanuel going through a revival in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)