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Gender: M Meaning of Emmanuel: "God is with us" Origin of Emmanuel: Hebrew Emmanuel's Popularity in 2015: #150

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 2015, Emmanuel was Number 150, spelled Emanuel it was 347.

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 and CFL football player
Emmanuel Lavar Stephens, American NFL football player
Emmanuel Niamiah Sanders, American NFL football player
Emmanuel-Bernard-Philipe Frédéric Delbousquet, French poet and novelist
Emmanuel Lubezki, Mexican cinematographer
Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès, French priest and revolutionary
(Alexis) 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 Curtil, French actor
(Sheyi) Emmanuel Adebayor, Togolese footballer
Emmanuel Chinenye Emenike, Nigerian footballer
Emmanuel Yaw Frimpong, Ghanaian footballer
Emmanuel Léopold Guillaume François Marie (b. 2005), Prince of Belgium
Emmanuel Medina (b. 2014), son of actress Ninel Conde and Giovanni Medina

Pop Culture References for the name Emmanuel

"O Come, O Come Emmanuel," a Christmas hymn
The name that an amnesiac and temporarily human Castiel used after one of his resurrections on the TV show "Supernatural"

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)