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What does Manning mean?

Manning Pronunciation of Manning [man-ning] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Manning is "son of the man". Football player Peyton Manning.

Associated with: old english.


Manning has 1 variant: Mannyng.

Creative forms:
(male) Magning, Maning, ..

(female) Manin, Manmin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Manning Aiyden (M.A.), ..

How popular is Manning?

Manning is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#402 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Manning reached its peak rank of #941 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Manning name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Manning outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Banning, Canning, Carling, Channing, Darring, Harding, Hasting, Henning, Lansing, Machin, Macniel, Malin, Mallin, Malvin, Malvinn (see Malvin), Mandan, Mann, Mannie, Mannix, Mannton (see Manton), Manny, Manten (see Manton), Manton, Manvile (see Manville), Manvill (see Manville), Marino, Marlin, Marlinn (see Marlon), Martin, Martino, Marvin, Marwin, Maslin, Masling (see Maslin), Maurin, Tannin and Waring. These names tend to be more frequently used than Manning.

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