Given Name EMMANUEL

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: עִמָּנוּאֵל (Ancient Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: E-MA-NWEL (French), i-MAN-yə-wəl (English), i-MAN-yəl (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

From the Hebrew name עִמָּנוּאֵל ('Immanu'el) meaning "God is with us". This was the foretold name of the Messiah in the Old Testament. It has been used in England since the 16th century in the spellings Emmanuel and Immanuel, though it has not been widespread. The name has been more common in continental Europe, especially in Spain and Portugal (in the spellings Manuel and Manoel).

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VARIANTS: Manuel (French), Manuel (English)
DIMINUTIVES: Manu (French), Manny (English)
FEMININE FORM: Emmanuelle (French)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Imanol (Basque), Emmanouel (Biblical Greek), Immanuel (Biblical Hebrew), Emmanuhel (Biblical Latin), Manel (Catalan), Emanuel (Croatian), Emanuel (Czech), Emanuel (Danish), Manu (Finnish), Emanuel, Immanuel, Manuel, Manu (German), Emmanouil (Greek), Immanuel (Hebrew), Emánuel (Hungarian), Emanuele, Manuel, Manuele (Italian), Manouel, Manuel (Late Greek), Emanuel (Norwegian), Manuel, Emanuel, Nelinho (Portuguese), Manoel (Portuguese (Brazilian)), Emanuel, Manuel (Romanian), Emanuel (Slovak), Manuel, Manolo, Manu (Spanish), Emanuel (Swedish)
USER SUBMISSIONS: Emmanúel, Emmanuël
  United States
2016
  England and Wales
2016
  France
2015
  Ireland
not
ranked
2015
  Italy
2015
  Mexico
2013

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