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Manuel Meaning


What does Manuel mean?

The name Manuel is of Spanish origin.

The meaning of Manuel is "G-d is with us".

Manuel is used as both a boys and girls name.

It consists of 6 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Ma-nu-al.

The Given Name Manuel

Manuel is a form of Emmanuel. See Emmanuel for further details.

Enchanting and memorable, it is a name considered by many parents.

Bold yet classic, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

Although often used, your sweet little Manuel, is sure to make it all their own.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Manuel Comnenus, Manuel Gonzalez Garcia, and Manuel I the Fortunate.

Manuel Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, less than 5 girls were given the name. It ranked 289 in baby name popularity for boys with 1,206 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before less than 5 girls were given the name. It ranked 273 in baby name popularity for boys with 1,325 occurrences.

View the Manuel Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Manuel has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Manuel to other names.

Manuel Related Names

Manuel is a form of Emmanuel.

The name Manuela is a form of Manuel.

Manuel has the diminutives (nicknames) Manolete, Manolito, Manolo.

Famous Manuels

  • Manuel Comnenus ~ Byzantine Emperor Manuel I Comnenus (1143-1180)
  • Manuel Gonzalez Garcia ~ Saint
  • Manuel I the Fortunate ~ Portuguese King (1495-1521)
  • Manuel II ~ Portuguese King (1908-1910)
  • Manuel Palaeologus ~ Byzantine Emperor Manuel II Palaeologus (1391-1425)
  • Manuel Valls ~ French Prime Minister (2014-)

Manuel Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Manuel.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Manuel are often mysterious and original but most of all they are read more >>

Manuel Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Manuel in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Manuel.

Just for fun, see the name Manuel in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Manuel in Nautical Flags page.