Manuel

Manuel - A very unique male name



  Apr 24,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Manuel appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #111. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Manuel and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Manuel? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Manuel. The baby boy name Manuel was given to 1,434 baby boys in 2012, ranking #248 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,144 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Manuel peaked in popularity 95 years ago in 1924 on position 108.



Famous with this name

Manuel Steitz
Manuel Lozano
Manuel Caņo


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Manuel is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Manuel is currently topping the baby name charts in Arizona at position #105 - and is the least popular in Ohio at position #1,000.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Manuel is where you live.


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Manuel origin and meaning

Manuel is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Manuel, pop culture references for the name Manuel and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Manuel

We've found the following names that sound similar to Manuel, sorted by popularity.

Milo / Male / Mel / Manley / Manolo / Mylo / Molly / Manual / Manly / Mell /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012248
2011231
2010211
2009197
2008186
2007169
2006165
2005155
2004169
2003174
2002167
2001165
2000160
1999155
1998147
1997148
1996145
1995151
1994143
1993143
1992130
1991131
1990134
1989139
1988139
1987139
1986145
1985143
1984150
1983146
1982139
1981146
1980144
1979140
1978144
1977147
1976140
1975141
1974143
1973148
1972157
1971165
1970171
1969168
1968172
1967172
1966176
1965176
1964169
1963183
1962195
1961188
1960187
1959185
1958178
1957186
1956183
1955171
1954170
1953170
1952163
1951159
1950159
1949154
1948156
1947156
1946158
1945150
1944149
1943148
1942154
1941155
1940148
1939143
1938145
1937138
1936136
1935138
1934132
1933135
1932136
1931134
1930121
1929112
1928111
1927116
1926120
1925117
1924108
1923117
1922119
1921113
1920119
1919119
1918126
1917128
1916133
1915135
1914133
1913126
1912140
1911111
1910111

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Arizona105
New Mexico116
California121
Colorado142
Texas144
Rhode Island172
Nevada174
Nebraska243
Florida246
New York265
Illinois281
Oregon296
Idaho301
New Jersey318
Arkansas320
Connecticut340
Massachusetts350
Kansas356
Wisconsin357
Oklahoma369
Indiana392
North Carolina398
Georgia406
Pennsylvania415
Louisiana434
Maryland447
Washington464
Iowa470
Minnesota481
Michigan502
Tennessee587
Kentucky597
Utah604
Virginia663
Missouri717
Ohio1000

Even more about Manuel


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Manuel a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Manuel?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1924
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Manuel
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 1,144
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +1,434

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