Emmanuel

First Name
71k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Emmanuel

"Emmanuel" is a name of Hebrew origin, and it means "God is with us". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Em*man"u*el
See Immanuel.
Wiktionary

Variant of Immanuel.

  1. Immanuel (Biblical figure whose birth is foretold).
    1. (Christianity) Immanuel (this figure, regarded by Christians as the Christ).
  2. A male given name of Biblical origin.

Emmanuel was also found in the following language(s): French

Notable Persons Named Emmanuel

Emmanuel Macron is a Minister of the Economy, Industry, Digital Affairs, and Joint Deputy Secretary-General of the Presidency of the Republic. Emmanuel was born on December 21st, 1977 in Amiens, France.

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Manny Pacquiao is a boxer, actor, singer, politician, businessman, and house of representatives of the philippines for the Mahindra Enforcer (PBA team) in the Philippine Basketball Association. Manny was given the name Emmanuel Dapidran Pacquiao on December 17th, 1978 in Kibawe, Bukidnon, Philippines.

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Emmanuel Adebayor is a soccer player for the Crystal Palace F.C., OC Agaza, FC Metz, AS Monaco FC, Arsenal F.C., Manchester City F.C., Real Madrid C.F., Tottenham Hotspur F.C., and Togo national football team. Emmanuel was born on February 26th, 1984 in Lomé.

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Man Ray was an artist in the fields of painting, photography, assemblage (art), and collage. Man was given the name Emmanuel Radnitzky on August 27th, 1890 in Philadelphia. He left this life on November 18th, 1976.

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Emmanuel Lubezki is a cinematographer. His ongoing career started in 1983. Emmanuel was given the name Emmanuel Lubezki Morgenstern in 1964 in Mexico City.

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Emmanuel Lewis is an actor. His career lasted from 1976 to 2014. Emmanuel was born on March 9th, 1971 in Brooklyn.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Emmanuel

Nathalie Emmanuel is an actress. She was most active from 2006 to present. Nathalie was given the name Nathalie Joanne Emmanuel on March 2nd, 1989 in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England, United Kingdom. Nathalie is also known as Emmanuel and Nathalie Joanne (full name).

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Tommy Emmanuel AM is a folk, country, blues, rock, pop, jazz, ragtime, folk music, and country music musician. He plays Guitar, lap steel guitar, drums, and Maton. He was most active from 1962 to present. Tommy was given the name William Thomas Emmanuel on May 31st, 1955 in Muswellbrook, New South Wales, Australia.

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Prince Emmanuel is royalty. Prince was born as the child of Philippe of Belgium and Queen Mathilde of Belgium on October 4th, 2005 in Erasmus Hospital.

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Charles is also known as Charles Taylor, Jr., Chuckie Taylor, and Roy M. Belfast.

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Thankachan Emmanuel is a producer. He was most active from 2010 to 2010. Thankachan was given the name Emmanuel Joseph on November 30th, 1961 in Thazhathangady, Kottayam, Kerala, India.

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Jesús Emmanuel is a latin ballad and latin pop singing, songwriter, musician, and record producer. He plays Guitar, Piano, and Vocals. He was most active from 1976 to present. Jesús was given the name Jesús Emmanuel Acha Martinez on April 16th, 1955.

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How popular is the baby name Emmanuel in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1898 5 0 5
1900 5 0 5
1903 5 0 5
1908 9 0 9
1910 10 0 10
1911 8 0 8
1912 13 0 13
1913 14 0 14
1914 25 0 25
1915 33 0 33
1916 29 0 29
1917 33 0 33
1918 32 0 32
1919 32 0 32
1920 32 0 32
1921 30 0 30
1922 38 0 38
1923 49 0 49
1924 32 0 32
1925 45 0 45
1926 30 0 30
1927 26 0 26
1928 30 0 30
1929 39 0 39
1930 41 0 41
1931 43 0 43
1932 25 0 25
1933 26 0 26
1934 33 0 33
1935 31 0 31
1936 28 0 28
1937 29 0 29
1938 45 0 45
1939 31 0 31
1940 28 0 28
1941 32 0 32
1942 40 0 40
1943 33 0 33
1944 35 0 35
1945 31 0 31
1946 37 0 37
1947 46 0 46
1948 49 0 49
1949 62 0 62
1950 58 0 58
1951 69 0 69
1952 68 0 68
1953 68 0 68
1954 93 0 93
1955 73 0 73
1956 87 0 87
1957 83 0 83
1958 83 0 83
1959 106 0 106
1960 107 0 107
1961 127 0 127
1962 128 0 128
1963 130 0 130
1964 122 0 122
1965 134 0 134
1966 109 0 109
1967 111 0 111
1968 119 0 119
1969 132 0 132
1970 139 0 139
1971 158 0 158
1972 168 0 168
1973 187 0 187
1974 184 0 184
1975 220 0 220
1976 205 0 205
1977 254 0 254
1978 320 8 312
1979 327 5 322
1980 410 0 410
1981 606 0 606
1982 623 8 615
1983 729 10 719
1984 1,079 13 1,066
1985 1,157 16 1,141
1986 1,202 17 1,185
1987 1,417 16 1,401
1988 1,288 11 1,277
1989 1,353 17 1,336
1990 1,403 6 1,397
1991 1,394 10 1,384
1992 1,373 15 1,358
1993 1,399 16 1,383
1994 1,294 8 1,286
1995 1,342 10 1,332
1996 1,482 11 1,471
1997 1,474 0 1,474
1998 1,509 6 1,503
1999 1,592 10 1,582
2000 1,811 11 1,800
2001 1,865 9 1,856
2002 2,044 12 2,032
2003 2,136 7 2,129
2004 2,357 11 2,346
2005 2,578 5 2,573
2006 2,484 0 2,484
2007 2,721 10 2,711
2008 2,866 6 2,860
2009 2,743 8 2,735
2010 2,560 11 2,549
2011 2,678 8 2,670
2012 2,358 13 2,345
2013 2,398 5 2,393
2014 2,569 8 2,561
2015 2,738 6 2,732
2016 2,567 7 2,560

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Popularity of Emmanuel as a first name

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Popularity of Emmanuel as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Emmanuel U.S.
  White 14.56% 64.26%
  African American 63.41% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 11.14% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.63% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.74% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.53% 16.26%

Of Last Name Emmanuel

People with the last name Emmanuel are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Emmanuel

  • How Popular is the name Emmanuel? Emmanuel is the 801st most popular name of all time. As a last name Emmanuel was the 11,081st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Emmanuel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 71,097 babies born with the first name Emmanuel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Emmanuel to occupy the territory of Bermuda (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 64,237 (as of May 20, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Emmanuel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1898 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Emmanuel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Emmanuel is Saturday, June 15th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Emmanuel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Emmanuel was in 2008 with a total of 2,860 babies. That's a lot of babies named Emmanuel!
  • Random Emmanuel Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Emmanuel ranks 67th in popularity as a baby boy's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 19 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Emmanuel: Your name in reverse order is Leunamme. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lumenmae. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Emmanuel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,864 people with the last name Emmanuel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Emmanuel? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Emmanuel as their last name since less than 1 person in 103k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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