Finnish, Maori, Sanskrit
"greatest; bird; man"

Manu Origin and Meaning

The name Manu is boy's name of Polynesian origin meaning "greatest; bird; man".
An international name that, although short and simple, sounds strong and distinctive. It can also be short for Magnus or Emmanuel.

Manu Popularity

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Famous People Named Manu

  • Manu DibangoCameroonian saxophonist and vibraphone player
  • Manu Chaomusician
  • Manu Bennettactor in the Starz TV series "Spartacus"
  • Manu FeildelFrench,Australian chef
  • Manu Rajusenior political reporter at CNN
  • Emanuel "Manu" Ginobilibasketball player of the San Antonio Spurs
  • Lucas Manuson of actor Corky Nemec
  • Manu RiosYoutuber and singer

Manu in Pop Culture

  • In AssyroBabylonian mythology, "Manu the Great" was a spirit who presided over fate.
  • Alsoa nickname for Emmanuel/Emmanuelle