Manuela - Meaning of Manuela
[ 4 syll. ma-nue-la, man-u-ela ] The baby girl name Manuela is pronounced in German as Maa-Nuw-EH-Laa †. Manuela has its origins in the Hebrew language. It is used largely in English, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish. The meaning of Manuela is 'God is with us'. It is a biblical name derived from im which means 'with' ; el 'God, powerful'. The generic name has been used in various contexts, including the New Testament of the Bible and the Old Testament. Manuela is the feminine form of the English, German, Portuguese, and Spanish Manuel.
The name Manuela is used to a great extent; it has 26 forms that are used in English and foreign languages. English forms of the name include Chema, Emmanuela, Mannela, Manni, Manola, Manuala, Manuel, Manuele, Manueleeta, Manuelita, Manuell, Manuella, Manuelle, Manuelyta, Manula, and Nelia. Other English variants include the contracted form Man, and the familiar forms Mana, Manie, and Many.
Forms used in foreign languages include Emanuela (Italian), Emanuelle (French), Emmanuelle (French), Manela (Catalan), and Manoela (Hebrew). The contracted form Manu (German) is another foreign variant.
Manuela is unusual as a baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1928 with 0.016% of baby girls being named Manuela. It was #501 in rank then. The baby name has experienced a substantial decline in popularity since then, and is used only on an infrequent scale today. Among all girl names in its family, Manuela was nevertheless the most widely used in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Manuela include Mahalia, Mehalia, Maelee, Maëlle, Mahala, Mahale, Mahaleel, Mahalle, Mai Ly, Maile, Maili, Maille, Mailli, Mal, Mala, Malaya, Malea, Maleah, Maleia, and Mali.
† Pronunciation for Manuela: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"