Gender: Male Meaning of Manu: "bird of the night; man" Origin of Manu: Polynesian; Sanskrit

Manu Origin and Meaning

The name Manu is a boy's name of Polynesian origin meaning "bird of the night; man".

Has the exotic texture of batik.

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Bobcat108 Says:


Manu Bennett: Awesome actor from The Lord of the Rings movies, the Shannara Chronicles, etc.

senseandsensibility Says:


"Bird of the night" is such a lovely meaning! Such a strong, exotic name! Actually, I saw it in a documentary movie where one of main characters was a girl called Manu... I think it can work on both sexes.