What does Manuel mean?
(male) Macnuel, Monuel, ..
(female) Manuelly, Manuelmy, ..
How 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. Demographics)
Displayed below is the baby name statistics of Manuel for boys. Manuel reached its apex rank of #115 in the U.S. in the 1920s, and is at #265 currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Emanuel (#331 last year), Emmanuel (#165), Immanuel (#1012), Man, Mannie, Manny and Manual are the prominent related forms of Manuel (#265 last year) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Manuel was more pronounced among parents in the year 2005 (adoption of 0.33%) and is almost as conventional today (adoption 0.27%, ▼19%), but with the form Manuel becoming less fashionable. Manuel has been the most recognizable form, though Emmanuel is currently more frequently used.
Suggested similar names are Daniel▼, Dannel, Dantel, Danyel, Haniel, Hansel, Hanyel, Hanzel, Kaniel, Macniel, Mandel, Mandell, Manlea (see Manley), Manley, Manly, Mansel, Mansell, Manten (see Manton), Manus, Manvel, Marcel▲, Mardel, Markel, Marquel, Martel, Marvel, Mendel, Miguel, Miquel, Montel, Pauel, Rancel, Randel and Samuel. These names tend to be less frequently used than Manuel.