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Gender: Male Meaning of Emanuel: "God is with us" Origin of Emanuel: Spelling variation of Emmanuel Emanuel's Popularity in 2017: #414

The name Emanuel is a boy's name of Scandinavian origin meaning "God is with us". Emanuel is ranked #414 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Colonial Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rate the Previous Signature!".

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Famous People Named Emanuel

Emanuel Joseph Johann, Prince of Liechtenstein; father and brother of two monarchs
(Karl) Emanuel Johannes Gabriel Maria Josef, Prince of Liechtenstein; son of Prince Johan
Emanuel Swedenborg, Swedish theologian
Emanuel Raphael Belilios, Hong Kong politician and businessman
Emanuel Lasker, German chess champion
Emanuel Ax, Ukrainian-American pianist
Emanuel Wynn, French pirate
Emanuel Cleaver, U.S. Congressman from Missouri
Emanuel Bronner, German maker of Dr. Bronner's soap
Emanuel Cook, American football player
Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze, German historian painter
Emanuel "Tito" Villa, Mexican footballer

Pop Culture References for the name Emanuel

Emanuel, female character from movie "Emanuel and the Truth about Fishes"
Paul Carlos David Emanuel, character from Charlotte Bronte's novel Villette.