Manon - Meaning of Manon
[ 2 syll. ma-non, man-on ] The baby girl name Manon is pronounced as Maa-NAAN or MAEN-aaN †. Manon is primarily used in Dutch, French, English, and Welsh. It is of Hebrew origin. This is a common 18th- and 19th-century diminutive of Marie. It is known to English speakers through the Abbé Prévost novel Manon Lescaut (1731), the basis for a number of operas and ballets by Massenet, Puccini, Auber, Henze, and Nezval.
Manon is an English, French, and Welsh diminutive of the Czech, English, French, and German name Marie.
Manon is also a French form of the English name Mary.
Manon is not popular as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. In 2012, among the family of girl names directly related to Manon, Mary was the most commonly used.
† Pronunciation for Manon: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)"
A famous person named Manon is Hockey Player, Manon Rheaume, born 24 February 1972, Lac Beaufort, Quebec, Canada.