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This name is also very common in Germany, as well as its female form "Manuela". The nickname for both forms is "Manu". [noted -ed]
-- Evaria  8/9/2005
It's also used to a lesser extent in German and Swedish.
-- JManuelS  9/22/2005
Manuel G├Âttsching: German musician, member of the group Ash Ra Tempel with Klaus Schulze. Important figure in the development of electronica.

Manuel Andrack: editor in chief of the German late night show Harald Schmidt Show.

Manuel Reuter: German racing car driver
-- JManuelS  9/22/2005
Manuel is the name of the Spanish waiter on the sitcom "Fawlty Towers".
-- Anonymous User  12/19/2005
Manuel is the name a one of the best hitters in Major League Baseball: Manny Ramirez.
-- manfred24lover  2/18/2006
The n is this name is hard to pronounce. You end up saying mamwell.
-- Anonymous User  2/27/2006
Listen to the German pronunciation of Manuel here:
-- _satu_  10/24/2006
It is also used in Romania. [noted -ed]
-- Anonymous User  8/13/2007
Manuel, as you noted, comes from Emmanuel or Immanuel, but you didn't note it's meaning or Hebrew-biblical origin: "God with us." According to the bible, New American Standard, Matthew 1:23.
-- smaraya63  7/19/2008
In Portuguese it's pronounced [muh-noo-ELL]. The common short form is Manel [muh-NELL]
-- SugarPlumFairy  12/11/2010
Manuel Bayeu (1740-1809) was a Spanish painter.
-- Anonymous User  9/9/2011
In my country, Italy, Manuel is not so common, instead the feminine form, Manuela, is more usual.
-- Eretria  11/25/2012
Manuel Neuer (1986-) is a German football player who is widely considered one of the best goalkeepers in the world. He currently plays for Bayern Munich and the German national team.
-- Cynthiana  12/3/2014
Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote the musicals Hamilton and In The Heights, and starred as the leads (Alexander Hamilton and Usnavi) in both of them.
-- actingfun  11/13/2016
Manuel Peter Neuer is a German professional footballer who plays for Bayern Munich and the Germany national team. He is a goalkeeper and serves as vice-captain for Bayern Munich and captain of Germany. Neuer has been described as a "sweeper-keeper" because of his unique playing style and speed when rushing off his line to anticipate opponents; he is also known for his quick reflexes, excellent shot-stopping abilities, strength, command of his area and accurate control and distribution of the ball.
-- cutenose  1/10/2017

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