Spanish, feminine variation of Emmanuel
"God is with us"

Manuela Origin and Meaning

The name Manuela is a girl's name of Spanish origin meaning "God is with us".
Manuela is one feminine form that's more energetic than the male original, and is worth considering if you're seeking an easily assimilated Spanish name.

In the 1948 film The Pirate, set in the Caribbean village of Calvados, Judy Garland plays a spirited senorita named Manuela. Manuela Santos is a fictional character in Degrassi: The Next Generation and there is a Manuela in the James Bond film Moonraker.
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Famous People Named Manuela

  • Manuela MaleevaBulgarian pro tennis player
  • Manuela Di CentaItalian Olympic skier
  • ManuelaGerman Schlager singer
  • Manuela SchwesigGerman politician
  • Manuela SáenzPeruvian revolutionary
  • Manuela Abril MartelliChilean actress
  • Manuela SchultealbertGerman footballer
  • Manuela ArbeláezColombian,American model and actress
  • Manuela GretkowskaPolish novelist and politician
  • Manuela VelascoSpanish TV hostess
  • Manuela Bijelic (b. 2001)daughter of Serbian pop singer Dragana Mirkovic & Toni Bijelic
  • Manuela Puyol Lorenzodaughter of Spanish footballer Carles Puyol and model Vanesa Lorenzo
  • Manuela Sánchezdaughter of Mexican model Jaydy Michel and Spanish singer Alejandro Sanz

Manuela in Pop Culture

  • Manuela Hidalgocharacter in video game Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles
  • Manuela "Manny" Santoscharacter on TV's "Degrassi: The Next Generation"
  • Manuela Huntmain character in 1957 film "Manuela" aka "Stowaway Girl"
  • Das Mädchen Manuela ("The Child Manuela")novel by Christa Winsloe, upon which the film Mädchen in Uniform is based
  • Manuelacharacter in the 2019 film "Hustlers"

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