Manuel (name)

Manuel is a male given name originating in the Hebrew name Immanu'el (עִמָּנוּאֵל‎, which means "God with us." [1] It was possibly brought from the Byzantine Empire (as Μανουήλ) to Spain and Portugal, where it has been used since at least the 13th century.[2] Manuel is popular in Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Romanian, Greek (Latinized), Polish and Dutch where Manny or Manu is used as a nickname.

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  1. ^ jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/. JewishEncyclopedia.com
  2. ^ http://www.behindthename.com/name/manuel