What does Manchester mean?
Manchester \m(a)-nches-ter, man-che-ster\ as a boys' name is of Old English origin. Place name: a city in northern England whose Latin name was Mancunium. In the 19th century, Manchester was a major city in the production of cotton fabric.
Manchester is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#6205 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Manchester for boys. Manchester has yet to be listed in the Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A suggested similar baby name is Lanchester. Like Manchester, this name is not commonly used.