Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Emanuel (#347 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Emmanuel (#150), Manual and Manuel (#283) are the popular variation forms of Manuela (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. These relations of Manuela were at the top of their popularity in the year 2005 (MEDIAN #645) and are almost as common today (#695, DOWN 18.9%). Manuel is more universally found than the rest, though Emmanuel is now the preferred form, while Manuel is now somewhat dated. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)
Manuela is pronounced similarly to Manollo. Other suggested similar names are Macniel, Makena, Mandel, Mandell, Manheim, Manlea (see Manley), Manley, Manly, Manoa, Mansel, Mansell, Manten (see Manton), Manus, Manvel, Manvile (see Manville), Manvill (see Manville), Marcel▲, Marcell, Marcelo▲, Marcely, Mardel, Markel, Markell, Marlea, Marquel, Martel, Martell, Marvel, Marvell, Marzell, Mathusela, Maurell, Maxwell▲, Mendel, Mendell, Miguel, Miquel and Montel. These names tend to be more frequently used than Manuela.See names in meaning and etymology.