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What does Manus mean?

Manus Pronunciation of Manus [manus] as a boys' name has its root in Latin, and the meaning of Manus is "great". Manus is an alternate spelling of Magnus (Latin).

Associated with: great.


1 related form via Magnus: Magnes.

Creative forms:
(male) Mennus, Monus, ..

(female) Manuse, Manusi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Manus Dillon (M.D.), ..

How popular is Manus?

Manus is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#11321 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Magnus (#860 the previous year) is the only prominent alternative form of Manus (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. This form of Manus is at the height of its popularity presently (usage of 0.01%). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Magnus in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Manus is pronounced similarly to Minos. Other suggested similar names are Caius, Faunus, Fawnus, Gaius, Janus, Linus, Mads, Magus, Maks, Mamun, Man, Manly, Mann, Manny, Mano, Manoa, Mansur, Manual, Manuel, Manzo, Marcus, Marinus, Marius, Markus, Mars, Masos, Mateus, Mats, Maurus, Mayes, Mays and Rinus. These names tend to be more commonly used than Manus.

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