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What does Manolo mean?

Manolo Pronunciation of Manolo [manolo] as a boys' name. Variant of Manuel. Shoe designer Manolo Blahnik.


Manolo has 2 variants: Mano and Manollo.

Affiliated boy name: Emmanuel.

4 more relations via Manuel: Mannie, Manny, Manolito and Manuelo.

Creative forms:
(male) Madolo, Marolo, ..

(female) Manlia, Manmol, ..

Middle name pairings:
Manolo Alexandre (M.A.), ..

How popular is Manolo?

Manolo is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Manolo is an unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Emmanuel (#150 in 2015), Mannie, Manny and Manuel (#283) are the prominent related forms of Manolo (not ranked). Other forms, like Manolito, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Manolo was well-received in 2005 (median #1078) and is almost as conventional today (#1108, down 19.4%), but with the version Manuel becoming less stylish. Emmanuel is the most fashionable baby name in this list. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Emmanuel, Mannie, Manny, Manuel in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Manolo is pronounced similarly to Manola and Manuela. Other recommended names are Agnolo, Camilo, Carlo, Danilo, Ercolo (see Ercole), Gallo, Harlo, Lallo, Lazlo, Mabon, Maceo, Macon, Madoc, Madog, Madox, Madteo, Magal, Mahlon, Major, Makoto, Mallon, Malory, Man, Manasio, Mandell, Manlea (see Manley), Manley, Manly, Mann, Manoa, Manoah, Manoel, Mansell, Mansoor, Mansour, Manten (see Manton), Manton, Manual, Manvel, Manvill (see Manville), Manzo, Marcio, Marco, Mareo, Marino, Marko, Marloe, Marlon, Marlow, Maro, Marzo, Mason, Masos, Matico, Matteo, Maureo, Maurio, Mauro, Maximo, Maynor, Menor, Mikol, Minor, Minoru, Minos, Monro, Mylo, Pablo, Paolo, Pavlo, Ranolf, Saulo and Yaholo. These names tend to be more commonly used than Manolo.