German, Scandinavian, Portuguese, Slavic
This ancient Hebrew name today has a definite French romance to it. Found in English-speaking countries, it is actually very much more common in France and southern Europe. In name ratings, people love Emmanuel. They say the name is classic and refined, while still being kind and friendly. In France, Emmanuel is affectionately shortened to the very cute nicknames Manu and Em.
Rank in the year 2015
Emanuel was ranked #679 in the most popular American names of 2015.
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