[ 4 syll. e-ma-nuel, em-anu-el ] The baby boy name Emanuel is pronounced in German as eh-MAA-Nuh-ehL †. Emanuel is largely used in the Czech, French, German, and Scandinavian languages, and its origin is Hebrew. Emanuel is a Czech, French, German, and Scandinavian variant spelling of the name Emmanuel (French and German) as well as a variant transcription of the name Manuel (English, German, Portuguese, and Spanish).
Emanuel is a classic favorite. Currently it is still a fairly popular baby name for boys, though not to the extent it was in the past. The name's popularity has been growing since the 1960s. Its usage peaked modestly in 2011 with 0.065% of baby boys being given the name Emanuel. Its ranking then was #261. In 2018, its usage was 0.037% and its ranking #428. Among the group of boy names directly linked to Emanuel, Emmanuel was the most widely used. In 2018, the name was thrice as popular as Emanuel.
† Pronunciation for Emanuel: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; UH as in "look (L.UH.K)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"
Details of famous persons named Emanuel:
Actor Edward G. Robinson, born Emanuel Goldenberg, December 12, 1893 - January 26, 1973, Bucharest, Romania.
Soapmaker Emanuel Bronner, born 1 February 1908 - 7 March 1997, Heilbronn, Germany.