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Emmanuel is a boy’s baby name that means “God is with us”. It is the French and English version of the Hebrew name Immanuel. Emmanuel is a great name for devout parents with the unavoidable association with Judaism and Christianity.

Meaning of the name Emmanuel:

French, English: God is with us

Origin of the name Emmanuel:

Emmanuel is a French and English name that means “God is with us”. Emmanuel comes from the Hebrew name Immanuel.

Symbolism of the name Emmanuel:

Emmanuel features in many Christian hymns and brings to mind beautiful old churches with large stained glass windows.

Style of the name Emmanuel:


Gender of the name Emmanuel:

Emmanuel is a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Emmanuel:

EH-MA-NWEHL (French). i-MAN-yoo-ehl (English)

Number of syllables in the name Emmanuel:

three or four, depending on pronunciation

Emotion evoked from the name Emmanuel:

Emmanuel evokes feelings of peace and compassion.

Alternative spellings for the name Emmanuel:

Emmanuelle, Immanuel

Nicknames for the name Emmanuel:

  • Emm
  • Manuel
  • Manny

Popularity of the name Emmanuel:

According to the Social Security Administration, is a boy’s baby name that fell in and out of popularity in the early 20th century. Since the 1960’s Emmanuel has been steadily rising in popularity and as of 2020 it is #150.

Related names for the name Emmanuel:

Great middle names for the name Emmanuel and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Emmanuel:

  • Emmanuel Arceneaux (American football player)
  • Emmanuel Stephens (American football player)
  • Emmanuel Niamiah Sanders (American football player)
  • Emmanuel Collard (French racing driver)
  • Emmanuel Levinas (French philosopher)
  • Emmanuel Banahene (Ghanaian footballer)
  • Emmanuel Bett (Kenyan long-distance runner)
  • Emmanuel Farhi (French economist)

Emmanuels in popular culture:

  • “O Come, O Come Emmanuel,” (music, a Christmas hymn)
  • Emmanuel (television, “Supernatural”)
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