Meaning and Name Origin
Manasseh \m(a)-nasseh, man(as)-seh\ as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Manasseh is "making forgetfulness". The anglicized version that is popular in Israel. The Civil War of Bull Run was fought near the town of Manassas in Virginia.
Manasseh is an unusual given name for males. Manasseh is an unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Manasseh for boys. Manasseh has yet to make it into the Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)