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pinWhat does Manuel mean?

Manuel /ma-nuel/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced mahn-WEL. It is of Spanish and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Manuel is "God is with us".

Short form of Emmanuel. Manolito was one of Spain's greatest matadors. Shoe designer Manolo Blahnik; artist Manuel Ocampo; baseball player Manny Ramirez.


Manuel has 6 variants: Mannie, Manny, Mano, Manolito, Manolo and Manuelo.

Manuel has 19 more relations via Emmanuel, Manolo: Eman, Emanual, Emanuel, Emanuele, Emmanouil, Emmanual, Emmonual, Emmonuel, Emonual, Emonuel, Imanuel, Immanuel, Immanuele, Man, Manoel, Manola, Manollo, Manual and Manuela.

Kreatif forms: Malnuel, Marnuel, Monuel. [more]

pinHow popular is Manuel?

Manuel is a very prominent first name for males (#110 out of 1220, Top 9%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#1337 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Manuel for boys. Manuel reached its apex rank of #95 in the U.S. in the 1920s, and is at #265 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Manuel name in U.S.

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

Emanuel (#331 last year), Emmanuel (#165), Immanuel and Mannie are the prominent related forms of Manuel (#265 last year) listed in the Top 1000. Usage of these boy names was at its peak in the year 2008 (usage of 0.5%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.4478%, 10.4%). Emanuel (#331) and Emmanuel (#165) are two of the more contemporarily stylish boy names in this list, and there is also a rebound in birth name usage for Emanuel. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Manuel and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Manuel, Emanuel, Emmanuel, Immanuel, Mannie in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Mandel, Manlea, Manley, Mansel and Manvel. These names tend to be less frequently used than Manuel.