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Gender: M Meaning of Emmanuel: "God is with us" Origin of Emmanuel: Hebrew Emmanuel's Popularity in 2014: #165

Emmanuel--spelled with one or two 'm's'-- was popular with early Jewish immigrants, until overused nickname Manny caused it to fade. Now, this important biblical name is being revived in its full glory. In 2014, Emmanuel was Number 165, spelled Emanuel it was 331.

In the Bible, this is the name given to the promised Messiah, in the prophecy of Isaiah.

The name is popular in Spain as Manuel; the name of the German philosopher is spelled Immanuel Kant.

Famous People Named Emmanuel

Emmanuel Arceneaux, American NFL football player
Emmanuel Stephens, American NFL football player
Emmanuel Sanders, American NFL football player
Emmanuel Lubezki, Mexican cinematographer
Emmanuel Chabrier, French composer
Emmanuel Lewis, American actor
Emmanuel Collard, French racing driver
Emmanuel Levinas, French philosopher
Emmanuel Eboué, Ivorian footballer
Emmanuel Dubourg, Canadian MP
Emmanuel Léopold Guillaume François Marie (b. 2005), Prince of Belgium

Pop Culture References for the name Emmanuel

"O Come, O Come Emmanuel," a Christmas hymn

Manny, Immanuele, Eman, Mannie, Emanual, Emmanual, Emonuel, Emmonual, Imanuel

Emmanuel's International Variations

Emanuele (Italian) Manuel, Manolete, Manolo, Mano, Manolito, Manuelo (Spanish) Manoel (Portuguese) Immanuel (German) Emanuel (Scandinavian) Imanol (Basque)