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Manuela (boy)

What does Manuela mean?

Manuela Pronunciation of Manuela [manuela] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Manuela) is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of Manuela is "God is with us". Manuela is an alternate form of Emmanuel (Hebrew).


Manuela has 3 variants: Manola, Manolo and Manuelo.

6 more alternative forms via Emmanuel: Emanuel, Emanuele, Imanuel, Manoel, Manual and Manuel.

Creative forms:
(male) Maniel, ..

(female) Manuena, ..

Middle name pairings:
Manuela Brant (M.B.), ..

How popular is Manuela?

Manuela is an uncommon given name for males. Manuela is an equivalently unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Emanuel, Emmanuel, Manual, Manuel in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.

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