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Gender: Male Origin of Manuel: Spanish variation of Emmanuel Meaning of Emmanuel: Hebrew, "God is with us" Manuel's Popularity in 2018: #289

The name Manuel is a boy's name of Spanish origin. Manuel is ranked #289 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Mexican Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boys Makeover- Two Middles".

From the experts:

A staple of Hispanic naming, the Spanish variation of the English Emmanuel.

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Famous People Named Manuel

Pop Culture References for the name Manuel

Manny, Manolete, Manolo, Mani, Mannie, Mango, Mannuel, Manolito, Manuelito, Manuelo, Manue, Nelo

Manuel's International Variations

Maco, Mano (Hungarian) Manoel (Portuguese) Manuil, Manuyil (Russian)

16 names similar to Manuel

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Introverted Says:


Lin-Manuel Miranda?

Daphodil Says:


This is the name of someone very special that I know :) It's not a name I would have "discovered" on my own, but as time passes I grow to love it more and more. To me, Manuel is an intelligent and friendly name that works well internationally. And I just love the nn Manu *.*