[ 3 syll. em-ma-nuel, emm-anu-el ] The baby boy name Emmanuel is pronounced as ih-MAEN-YahL or ih-MAEN-Yah-WahL (English) or eh-MaeN-WEHL (French) †. Emmanuel is mainly used in French and German, and its language of origin is Hebrew. Emmanuel is a variant form of the English, German, Portuguese, and Spanish name Manuel.
The pet forms Man (English), Mannie (English), and Manny (English, German, and Spanish), and the spelling variants Emanual (English), Emanuel (Czech, French, German, and Scandinavian), Emmanouil (Greek), and Immanuel (Hebrew, English, German, and Yiddish) are forms of the name.
Emmanuel is a popular baby name for boys. The name has been rising in popularity since the 1940s. At the modest peak of its usage in 2011, 0.132% of baby boys were named Emmanuel. Its ranking then was #147. In 2012, its usage was 0.116% and its ranking #165, and it was the most popular out of all boy names in its group. In 2012, Emmanuel was more regularly used than the 2nd most popular name, Manuel, by 60% .
† Pronunciation for Emmanuel: IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; W as in "we (W.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)"