Imanol is an alternative to the Biblical name Emmanuel or Immanuel. The name appears four times in the Bible and is used to refer to Jesus. This version of the name is more common in Spanish-speaking cultures. It saw some popularity in the United States during the early 2000s, and it seems to be regaining some steam in recent years. Don't be surprised if it becomes a top 1,000 baby name for boys in the United States during the 2020s.

Meaning of the name Imanol:

Hebrew: God is with us

Origin of the name Imanol:

Imanol is a derivative of the Hebrew name Emannuel or Immanuel. Both spellings are used in the Bible, and the name is a reference to Jesus.

Symbolism of the name Imanol:

Because it's such a strong biblical name, Imanol may be symbolic to parents of the Jewish or Christian faiths. Emannuel was actually a common name among some of the earliest Jewish immigrants to the United States.

Style of the name Imanol:


Gender of the name Imanol:

Imanol is a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Imanol:


Number of syllables in the name Imanol:


Emotion evoked from the name Imanol:

The baby name Imanol evokes images of someone who is brave and always inclined to do the right thing.

Alternative spellings for the name Imanol:

  • Imanoel
  • Emanol

Nicknames for the name Imanol:

  • Manny
  • Iman

Popularity of the name Imanol:

According to the Social Security Administration, Imanol was a top 1,000 baby name for boys in 2001 and 2006. It last ranked at number 985 in 2006.

Related names for the name Imanol:

Great middle names for Imanol and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Imanol:

  • Imanol Agirretxe (soccer player)
  • Imanol Arias (Spanis actor)
  • Imanol Erviti (professional cyclist)
  • Imanol Alguacil (soccer player)
  • Imanol Etxeberria (soccer player)
  • Imanol Harinordoquy (rugby player)
  • Imanol Landeta (Mexican singer and actor)

Imanols in popular culture: