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Gender: F Pronunciation: mahn-WEHL-lah Meaning of Manuela: "God is with us" Origin of Manuela: Spanish, feminine variation of Emmanuel

Manuela is one feminine form that's more energetic than the male original, and is worth considering if you're seeking an easily assimilated Spanish name.

In the 1948 film The Pirate, set in the Caribbean village of Calvados, Judy Garland plays a spirited senorita named Manuela. Manuela Santos is a fictional character in Degrassi: The Next Generation and there is a Manuela in the James Bond film Moonraker.

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Famous People Named Manuela

Manuela Bijelic (b. 2001), daughter of Serbian star Dragana Mirkovic & Toni Bijelic
Manuela Maleeva, Bulgarian pro tennis player
Manuela Di Centa, Italian Olympic skier
Manuela, German Schlager singer

Pop Culture References for the name Manuela

Manuela Hidalgo, character in video game Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles
Manuela "Manny" Santos, character on TV's "Degrassi: The Next Generation"
Manuela Hunt, main character in 1957 film "Manuela" aka "Stowaway Girl"

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