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I think that Manon is a beautiful name; it sounds very sturdy and strong for a female.
-- Riley115  12/29/2005
Manon von Gerkan is a beautiful German supermodel. Very stunning with delicate features.
-- no-weird-names  1/16/2006
Manon is the central character of the French film "Manon of the Springs", the sequel to the famous "Jean de Florette".
-- smishli  5/29/2006
"Manon Lescaut" was a novel by the Abbé Prévost. It was the basis for operas by both Puccini, Massanet and Auber.
-- Honora  10/31/2006
This is a very beautiful, strong name for a girl or woman.
-- Anonymous User  3/22/2007
Pronounced mon-YONE.
-- TheLastMontague  4/27/2007
Actually, it's pronounced more like May-noh.
-- Evil  9/14/2007
This name is also not uncommon in the Netherlands and the Dutch pronunciation is mah:-NAWN.
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-- X-Mar  10/19/2007
Manon is the name of the main character in a Quebecois (French-Canadian) movie called "Elles étaient cinq" (English translation: "The Five of Us").
-- scholasticastewart  12/27/2007
Manon Lescaut is also a play from Czech writer Vitezslav Nezval. I fell in love with this name after seeing the play.
-- lady.harley  12/28/2007
My name is Manon, and I think it's a beautiful name. I think it reflects my nature - I think Manon is a beautiful, strong and kind person, that can be rather quiet - and that definitely reflects the person I am! I wouldn't want another name for me!
-- Anonymous User  11/15/2008
Also a fairly common Welsh girls' name, pronounced MAH-non.
-- Pie  3/9/2010
Manon was originally a nickname for Marianne (explaining the _n_) and later became a nickname for Marie. Nowadays. It is more often used as an independant name. In France short forms of names (such as Manon, Ninon and Lilou) have become increasingly popular as official names. In 2009, Manon ranked at #3 in the most popular names given to baby girls in France.
-- shotgun_wedding  3/20/2010
The little sister of my French exchange partner was called Manon. It seemed to be pronounced Mah-non.
-- Anonymous User  7/9/2011
This is my cousin's name, and she pronounces it Meh-NAH.
-- markat16  3/7/2012
It's hard to explain the pronunciation, but its something like 'MAH-nohn', the last syllable sounding like the English word known. The last n is very subtle.
-- Anonymous User  6/18/2013
I have only heard it pronounced MAH-non, with a very subtle n at the end. This name is really trendy in France and has only been in common use since the late 80's. I don't see the appeal personally.
-- bonjour_mon_joli  8/25/2013

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